Lunt
biographical name Alfred 1893-1977 husband of Lynn Fontanne American actor

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  • Lunt — is a small village in the borough of Sefton in Merseyside, England, close to Sefton Village and to the west of Maghull and is in the L29 postcode.The name derives from either the Old Norse word Lundr or the Old Swedish word lunder , both meaning… …   Wikipedia

  • Lunt — steht für: Lunt (Sefton), ein Dorf im Verwaltungsbezirk Sefton in England Lunt ist der Name folgender Personen: Alfred Lunt (1892–1977), US amerikanischer Film und Theaterschauspieler Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lunt — Lunt, n. [D. lont; akin to Dan. & G. lunte, Sw. lunta. Cf. {Link} a torch.] 1. The match cord formerly used in firing cannon. [1913 Webster] 2. A puff of smoke. [Scotch.] Burns. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lunt — [lunt] Alfred 1893 1977; U.S. actor: see also FONTANNE Lynn …   English World dictionary

  • lunt — /lunt, loohnt/, Scot. n. 1. a match; the flame used to light a fire. 2. smoke or steam, esp. smoke from a tobacco pipe. v.i. 3. to emit smoke or steam. 4. to smoke a pipe. v.t. 5. to kindle (a fire). 6. to light (a pipe, torch, etc.). 7. to smoke …   Universalium

  • Lunt — /lunt/, n. Alfred, 1893 1977, U.S. actor (husband of Lynn Fontanne). * * * …   Universalium

  • Lunt —   [lʌnt], Alfred, amerikanischer Schauspieler, * Milwaukee (Wisconsin) 19. 8. 1892, ✝ Chicago (Illinois) 3. 8. 1977; bildete mit seiner Frau (ab 1922) Lynn Fontanne (* 1887, ✝ 1983) eines der berühmtesten Schauspielerpaare der Theatergeschichte… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Lunt — This unusual surname is English, but of pre 7th century Norse Viking origins. Recorded as Lunt, Lund, Lound, Lount, Lynt and possibly others, it is locational from one of the various places called Louth, Lund or Lunt, in different parts of the… …   Surnames reference

  • lunt — noun /lʌnt/ a) A slow burning match or torch. , 1969: Bent down and saw I was right. A lunt up the bugger’s nose. A lunt? said Doctor Copper. Almost as long as your left forefinger, yes, said his visitor. Still burning. Robert Nye, Tales I Told… …   Wiktionary

  • Lunt — /lʌnt/ (say lunt) noun Alfred, 1893–1977, US theatre actor …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lunt — noun United States actor who performed with his wife Lynn Fontanne in many stage productions (1893 1977) • Syn: ↑Alfred Lunt • Instance Hypernyms: ↑actor, ↑histrion, ↑player, ↑thespian, ↑role player …   Useful english dictionary

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