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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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With a booming local economy, San Bernardino is attracting a growing number of middle-income workers wanting to live close to their jobs and put down roots by building equity in their own properties," he added.
The surrounding area is home to a variety of primary and secondary schools with good access to the popular areas of Ormeau Road and Ballyhackamore, making this an ideal location to put down roots for a family home.
The Sherlock actor, 38 - nominated for best leading actor at tonight's Baftas - said he and new wife Sophie, 37, are keen to leave behind the glitz and glamour of LA and put down roots in the UK.
a d you g peop e r fford e able ildren, Instead, they face a lifetime of costly, short-term lets - unable to put down roots to bring up children, or stuck living with their parents well into their 30s.
It's fair to say he's had a nomadic career so far but if he signs for Mowbray it will be on a reasonably long-term contract, allowing him to put down roots and develop his undoubted raw talent.
The scheme will help ex-service personnel to purchase an affordable house, giving them the chance to put down roots.
But they''ve been living out of suitcases for a while and are desperate to put down roots somewhere, whether it''s in Hertfordshire or Italy.
A COMMUNITY has put down roots to secure the future of its own rare fruit.
The latter's job as a company director has always dictated where they live, but now they've decided to put down roots near Darlington in northeast England.
LOYAL workers who have put down roots at a North East garden centre are still growing strong after clocking up almost 200 years of service between them.
It took the efforts of a team of deter mined brokers from PDE, led by Ariel Cohen, to make enable the synagogue to finally put down roots in a in the neighborhood.
JAY Bothroyd plans to put down roots at Cardiff City by buying a house in South Wales.