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Etymology 1

From Old French ponchonner (to punch), from ponchon (pointed tool).

Noun

Singular
punch

Plural
punches

punch (punches)
  1. (countable) A hit or strike with one's fist.
  2. (uncountable) Power; impact; strength; oomph.
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Verb

Infinitive
to punch

Third person singular
punches

Simple past
punched

Past participle
punched

Present participle
punching

to punch (third-person singular simple present punches, present participle punching, simple past and past participle punched)
  1. To strike something or someone with one's fist.
  2. To accelerate.
    Punch it!
  3. To mark a ticket
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Etymology 2

Shortened form of puncheon, from Old French ponchon (pointed tool), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] punctus, past participle of pungere (to prick).

Noun

Singular
punch

Plural
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  1. (countable) A device, generally slender and round, used for creating holes in thin material, for driving an object through a hole in a containing object, or to stamp or emboss a mark or design on a surface.
  2. (countable) A mechanism for punching holes in paper or other thin material.
  3. (countable) A hole or opening created with a punch
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Verb

Infinitive
to punch

Third person singular
punches

Simple past
punched

Past participle
punched

Present participle
punching

to punch (third-person singular simple present punches, present participle punching, simple past and past participle punched)
  1. To employ a punch to create a hole in or stamp or emboss a mark on something.
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Etymology 3

From Hindi पाँच (pāñć), five), because of the drink's original five ingredients (spirits, water, lemon juice, sugar, and spice), from Sanskrit पञ्चन् (páñcan).

Noun

Singular
punch

Plural
-

punch (-)
  1. (uncountable) A beverage, generally containing a mixture of fruit juice and some other beverage, often alcoholic.
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