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punching

We have found lemma(root) word of punching : punch.

Definitions


[pʌn(t)ʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- strike with the fist
(e.g: he punched her in the face and ran off)

- press (a button or key on a machine)
(e.g: I punched the button to summon the lift)

- drive (cattle) by prodding them with a stick.


Phrases:
- beat someone to the punch
- punch above one's weight
- punch the clock

Origin:
late Middle English (as a verb in the sense ‘puncture, prod’): variant of pounce


[pʌn(t)ʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a blow with the fist
(e.g: he reeled under the well-aimed punch)


Phrases:
- beat someone to the punch
- punch above one's weight
- punch the clock

Origin:


[pʌn(t)ʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a device or machine for making holes in materials such as paper, leather, or metal.

- a tool or machine for impressing a design or stamping a die on a material.


Phrases:

Origin:
early 16th century: perhaps an abbreviation of puncheon, or from the verb punch


[pʌn(t)ʃ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- pierce a hole in (paper, leather, metal, etc.) with or as though with a punch
(e.g: she handed him her ticket, which he punched and returned with a grin)


Phrases:

Origin:


[pʌn(t)ʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a drink made from wine or spirits mixed with water, fruit juices, spices, etc., and typically served hot
(e.g: we sat drinking our rum punch)


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 17th century: apparently from Sanskrit pañca ‘five, five kinds of’ (because the drink had five ingredients)


[pʌn(t)ʃ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a grotesque, hook-nosed humpbacked buffoon, the chief male character of the Punch and Judy puppet show. Punch is the English variant of a stock character derived ultimately from Italian commedia dell'arte.

- a draught horse of a short-legged thickset breed.


Phrases:
- as pleased as Punch

Origin:
mid 17th century (as a dialect term denoting a short, fat person): abbreviation of Punchinello




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