Punty
Punty Pun"ty, n. (Glass Making) See {Pontee}. [1913 Webster]

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  • punty — [pun′tē] n. pl. punties [Fr pontil < It pontello, dim. of punto < L punctum, a POINT] a metal rod on which the molten glass is handled in glassmaking …   English World dictionary

  • punty — Pontee Pon*tee , n. [F. pontil, pontis.] (Glass Making) An iron rod used by glass makers for manipulating the hot glass; called also, {puntil}, {puntel}, {punty}, and {ponty}. See {Fascet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • punty — Fascet Fas cet, n. (Glass Making) A wire basket on the end of a rod to carry glass bottles, etc., to the annealing furnace; also, an iron rod to be thrust into the mouths of bottles, and used for the same purpose; called also {pontee} and {punty} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • punty — noun (plural punties) Etymology: French pontil Date: 1662 a metal rod used for fashioning hot glass …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • punty — /pun tee/, n., pl. punties. an iron rod used in glassmaking for handling the hot glass. Also called pontil. [1655 65; var. of PONTIL] * * * …   Universalium

  • punty — noun A metal rod used in the glassblowing process. After a glass vessel has been blown to approximate size and the bottom of the piece has been finalized, the rod, which is tipped with a wad of hot glass, is attached to the bottom of the vessel… …   Wiktionary

  • punty —    A hollow iron rod used to gather molten glass for blowing; also called a pontil …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • punty — [ pʌnti] noun (plural punties) another term for pontil …   English new terms dictionary

  • punty — pun·ty …   English syllables

  • punty — /ˈpʌnti/ (say puntee) noun (plural punties) an iron rod used in glassmaking for handling the hot glass. Also, pontil. {Italian ponte bridge} …   Australian English dictionary

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