Point

Point

(point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; -- with at.
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Now must the world point at poor Katharine.
Shak.
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Point at the tattered coat and ragged shoe.
Dryden.
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2. To indicate the presence of game by fixed and steady look, as certain hunting dogs do.
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He treads with caution, and he points with fear.
Gay.
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3. (Med.) To approximate to the surface; to head; -- said of an abscess.
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To point at, to treat with scorn or contempt by pointing or directing attention to. -- To point well (Naut.), to sail close to the wind; -- said of a vessel.
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