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Definition of "pont" [pont]

  • A bridge. (noun)
  • A large flat-boat; a float. (noun)
  • A ferry-boat operated by means of a cable. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "pont" in a sentence
  • "When used properly, John Hurt puts the 'pont' in 'pontificate'."
  • "We turned to the left, and marched along its edge in search of a "pont"; but matters became gradually worse; other crevasses joined on to the first one, and the further we proceeded the more riven and dislocated the ice became."
  • "We grasped our ropes, and dug our feet firmly into the snow to check the man's descent if the "pont" gave way, but to our astonishment it bore him, and bore us safely after him."