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Punt or punting may refer to:


  • Punt (boat), a flat-bottomed boat with a square-cut bow developed on the River Thames
  • Falmouth Quay Punt, a small sailing vessel hired by ships anchored in Falmouth harbour
  • Norfolk Punt, a type of racing dinghy developed in Norfolk
  • Cable ferry, known as a punt in Australian English


  • Land of Punt, a trading partner of Ancient Egypt possibly based in the Horn of Africa region
  • Puntland, a region in north-eastern Somalia, centered on Garowe in the Nugaal province

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Other uses[edit]

  • Punt (surname), a surname
  • The Punt or Punt Éireannach, also known as the Irish pound, which was the currency of Ireland prior to its changeover to the Euro
  • El Punt, a Catalan newspaper
  • Punt gun, a type of extremely large shotgun, mounted directly on punt boats
  • A punt or punty, a tool used in glassblowing
  • A punt mark or pontil mark, left by the glassblowing tool
  • Punt (wine bottle), the indented bottom of a wine bottle
  • Punt, a colloquial term in British English for bet or wager in gambling
  • PUNT, the Spanish acronym of the United National Workers' Party, a former political party in Equatorial Guinea

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