punch

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Related to beating to the punch: be in touch, in droves, in total, without a hitch

punch

(pŭnch),
An instrument for making a hole or indentation in some solid material or for driving out a foreign body in such material.
[L. pungo, pp. punctus, to stick, to punch]
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punch

An instrument for making a small circular hole in material or tissue, esp. the skin.
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