[puhn-tee] /ˈpʌn ti/
noun, plural punties.
an iron rod used in glassmaking for handling the hot glass.
noun (pl) -ties
a long iron rod used in the finishing process of glass-blowing Also called pontil
“iron rod used in manipulating hot glass,” 1660s, from French pontil, a diminutive form from Latin punctum “a point” (see point (n.)).
[puhngk-suh-taw-nee] /ˌpʌŋk səˈtɔ ni/ noun 1. a town in central Pennsylvania: Groundhog Day celebration.
[pyoo-nee] /ˈpyu ni/ adjective, punier, puniest. 1. of less than normal size and strength; weak. 2. unimportant; insignificant; petty or minor: a puny excuse. 3. Obsolete. . /ˈpjuːnɪ/ adjective -nier, -niest 1. having a small physique or weakly constitution 2. paltry; insignificant adj. 1570s, “inferior in rank” (1540s as a noun, “junior pupil, freshman”), from […]
PUO abbr. pyrexia of unknown (or uncertain) origin (used of fevers before diagnosis is determined) pyrexia of unknown/uncertain origin
[puhp] /pʌp/ noun 1. a young dog; puppy. 2. the young of certain other animals, as the rat or fur seal. 3. a small plant developing as an offshoot from a mature plant. verb (used without object), pupped, pupping. 4. to give birth to pups. /pʌp/ noun 1. 2. in pup, (of a bitch) pregnant […]