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(of a goat or calf) to push with the horns or head; butt.
Baseball. to bat (a pitched ball) very gently so that it rolls into the infield close to home plate, usually by holding the bat loosely in hands spread apart and allowing the ball to bounce off it.
to push (something) with the horns or head.
Baseball. to bunt a ball.
a push with the head or horns; butt.

the act of bunting.
a bunted ball.

Historical Examples

Radio Boys Loyalty Wayne Whipple
Tales Of Hearsay Joseph Conrad
Tales Of Hearsay Joseph Conrad
Tales Of Hearsay Joseph Conrad
Tales Of Hearsay Joseph Conrad
Tales Of Hearsay Joseph Conrad
The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890 Various
Tales Of Hearsay Joseph Conrad
Town Geology Charles Kingsley
The Principles of Stratigraphical Geology J. E. Marr

(of an animal) to butt (something) with the head or horns
to cause (an aircraft) to fly in part of an inverted loop or (of an aircraft) to fly in such a loop
(US & Canadian) (in baseball) to hit (a pitched ball) very gently
the act or an instance of bunting
(nautical) the baggy centre of a fishing net or other piece of fabric, such as a square sail
a disease of cereal plants caused by smut fungi (genus Tilletia)


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