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variant of PhutPhut
, in the Bible, son of Ham and eponym of an African people. It may also be a region, possibly Punt or Libya, and is perhaps the same as Pul (2.) It also appears as Put.
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the name of certain administrative units, under the jurisdiction of court officials serving the Russian princes. They existed from the 14th to the first half of the 16th century.

The puti supplied the court with various products. There were puti administered by the master of the stables (in charge of the prince’s horses, herds, and pastures), the hunt master (hunting), the falconer (falconry), the master of the table (fishing, orchards, and vegetable gardens), and the master of the cup (beekeeping). These officials, also known as putnye boyars, supervised servants living in the villages of the puti: falconers, gyr-falconers, beaver hunters, wild-hive beekeepers, vegetable and fruit gardeners, and so forth.

The Russian puti are comparable to the Mongol darugi, called dorogi in Russian sources. Although the puti were abolished about the middle of the 16th century, the term was occasionally used until the 17th century.


(computer science)
A programming instruction that causes data to be written from computer storage into a file.


Athletics a throw or cast, esp in putting the shot


In programming, a request to store the current record in an output file. Contrast with get.
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Peter Barnett, defending, said: "My client is frustrated, he feels he has been continually put back.
The Spurs switch has led to Sunderland's game at QPR being put back a day, and they will now go to Loftus Road on Wednesday, December 21 (8pm).
About 83% of people planning to buy a house said they had either put back their moving date or postponed it indefinitely after speculation over the future of stamp duty, according to website Moveme.
THE inaugural Champions League Twenty20 is being put back to December, organisers have announced.
They are very difficult to keep alive and should be put back where they were found.
A final decision on the closure was due to be made this month but has been put back till the end of May or even June, after the local elections.
Silva (18-4) was able to wriggle free and regained his feet, only to be tripped up seconds later and put back on the mat.
The city has only two elevator inspectors, one of whom told a reporter that elevators with "life and limb hazards" are put back in service when owners sign a letter of intent to repair the problem.
In 2001, the market saw more than 19 million s/f of space put back onto the market--what industry analysts call negative absorption.
However, during the ensuing controversy, the plaques were put back, but perhaps only temporarily.
THURSDAY night was expected to be an historic one for Lifford, with its brand new state-of- the-art grandstand due to open to the public for the first time, but the opening has now been put back a week.
25 Years Ago Mr Felix Kok, leader of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, this week found the house he had agreed to buy has been put back on the market.