To point well
Point Point (point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; -- with at. [1913 Webster]

Now must the world point at poor Katharine. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Point at the tattered coat and ragged shoe. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To indicate the presence of game by fixed and steady look, as certain hunting dogs do. [1913 Webster]

He treads with caution, and he points with fear. --Gay. [1913 Webster]

3. (Med.) To approximate to the surface; to head; -- said of an abscess. [1913 Webster]

{To point at}, to treat with scorn or contempt by pointing or directing attention to.

{To point well} (Naut.), to sail close to the wind; -- said of a vessel. [1913 Webster]


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  • To point at — Point Point (point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; with at. [1913 Webster] Now must the world point at poor Katharine. Shak. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Point — (point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; with at. [1913 Webster] Now must the world point at poor Katharine. Shak. [1913 Webster] Point at the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Point — Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Point net — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Point of contrary flexure — Point Point, n. [F. point, and probably also pointe, L. punctum, puncta, fr. pungere, punctum, to prick. See {Pungent}, and cf. {Puncto}, {Puncture}.] 1. That which pricks or pierces; the sharp end of anything, esp. the sharp end of a piercing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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