Lant vs Lunt - What's the difference?

lant | lunt |


As a verb lant

is .

As a noun lunt is

a slow-burning match or torch.

lant

English

Etymology 1

Alteration of earlier .

Noun

(-)
  • Aged urine.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (obsolete) To flavor (ale) with aged urine.
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

  • (UK, dialect, Northern England) (the card game)
  • (Halliwell)

    Etymology 3

    Compare (m).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any of several species of slender marine fishes of the genus Ammedytes''. The common European species (''A. tobianus'') and the American species (''A. Americanus ) live on sandy shores, buried in the sand, and are caught in large quantities for bait.
  • Synonyms
    * launce * sand eel (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    lunt

    English

    Noun

    (lunts)
  • A slow-burning match or torch.
  • * 1969 , Robert Nye, Tales I Told My Mother ,
  • 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.
  • Smoke with flames, especially from a pipe.
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