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Definition of bunt:

  1. A fungus ( Ustilago foetida) which affects the ear of cereals, filling the grains with a fetid dust; - also called pepperbrand.
  2. A push or shove; a butt;
  3. the act of bunting the ball.
  4. The middle part, cavity, or belly of a sail; the part of a furled sail which is at the center of the yard.
  5. To bat or tap ( the ball) slowly within the infield by meeting it with the bat without swinging at it.
  6. To swell out; as, the sail bunts.


adjoin, gore, edge, horn, sacrifice, abut, border, stinking smut, Tilletia foetida, hit, drag a bunt, march, Tilletia Caries, butt against, butt on, butt.

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