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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunt  \Bunt\,  n. 
  A  push  or  shove;  a  butt;  specif.  (Baseball),  the  act  of 
  bunting  the  ball. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunt  \Bunt\,  v.  t.  &  i.  (Baseball) 
  To  bat  or  tap  (the  ball)  slowly  within  the  infield  by  meeting 
  it  with  the  bat  without  swinging  at  it 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunt  \Bunt\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  fungus  ({Ustilago  f[oe]tida})  which  affects  the  ear  of 
  cereals,  filling  the  grains  with  a  fetid  dust;  --  also  called 
  pepperbrand. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunt  \Bunt\,  n.  [Cf.  Sw  bunt  bundle,  Dan.  bundt,  G.  bund,  E. 
  bundle.]  (Naut.) 
  The  middle  part  cavity,  or  belly  of  a  sail;  the  part  of  a 
  furled  sail  which  is  at  the  center  of  the  yard.  --Totten. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunt  \Bunt\,  v.  i.  (Naut.) 
  To  swell  out  as  the  sail  bunts. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunt  \Bunt\,  v.  t.  &  i. 
  To  strike  or  push  with  the  horns  or  head;  to  butt;  as  the 
  ram  bunted  the  boy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bunt 
  n  1:  the  act  of  hitting  a  baseball  lightly  without  swinging  the 
  bat 
  2:  disease  of  wheat  characterized  by  replacement  of  the  grains 
  with  greasy  masses  of  smelly  smut  spores  [syn:  {stinking 
  smut}] 
  3:  similar  to  Tilletia  caries  [syn:  {stinking  smut},  {Tilletia 
  foetida}] 
  4:  fungus  that  destroys  kernels  of  wheat  by  replacing  them  with 
  greasy  masses  of  smelly  spores  [syn:  {Tilletia  caries}] 
  v  1:  hit  a  ball  in  such  a  way  so  as  to  make  it  go  a  short 
  distance  [syn:  {drag  a  bunt}] 
  2:  to  strike,  thrust  or  shove  against,  often  with  head  or 
  horns:  "He  butted  his  sister  out  of  the  way."  [syn:  {butt}] 




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