Definition of Puntsmen
1. puntsman [n] - See also: puntsman
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Literary usage of Puntsmen
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Shooting and Fishing Trips in England, France, Alsace, Belgium, Holland, and by Lewis Clements (1876)
"There is an inn there, and several of the puntsmen have lodgings in their houses, ... There is one of these puntsmen whom I can recommend to any intending ..."
2. Shooting, Yachting, and Sea-fishing Trips, at Home and on the Continent by Lewis Clements (1877)
"In fact, several puntsmen generally go into partnership, and use a smack as a common place of refuge during the night. As a rule these smacks, though small, ..."
3. The Rail and the Rod; Or, Tourist Angler's Guide to Waters and Quarters by John Greville Fennell (1867)
"The rods of the Windsor puntsmen are, however, generally good, and well adapted to the style of angling pursued ; but the rods and lines of others are too ..."
4. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1902)
"The desire of puntsmen то рот as many birds as possible by one shot. 1888. ..."
5. Fishing by Henry Cholmondeley-Pennell, William Senior, Robert Bright Marston, John Popkin Traherne, Henry Ralph Francis, H. S. Hall, Thomas Andrews, William Alleyne Cecil Exeter, George Christopher Davies (1885)
"Many a poor man gets a worse dinner, and there are well-fed fishermen on the Thames—puntsmen spoiled by over indulgence—who labour under a shrewd suspicion ..."
6. Outback in Australia: Or, Three Australian Overlanders; Being an Account of by Kilroy Harris (1913)
"The river was very low, and the two tall, gaunt, untalkative puntsmen advised us to tie up the wheels of the sulky to get down the steep bank safely ..."