- (obsolete) A particular point of form or ceremony.
- 1622, Francis, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Alban [i.e. Francis Bacon], The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry the Seventh, […], London: […] W[illiam] Stansby for Matthew Lownes, and William Barret, OCLC 1086746628:
- and religious punctos and ceremonies
- (fencing) The point of the sword in fencing.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Farrow to this entry?)
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(See the entry for puncto in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
puncto (plural punctos)