chiefly N. Amer. & Scottish
verb bump into or hit heavily.
noun a dull-sounding blow.
ME: perh. a var. of dint.

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  • dunt — I. ˈdənt noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English dount, dunt, variant of dint more at dint 1. chiefly Scotland : a heavy blow or stroke 2. chiefly Scotland …   Useful english dictionary

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