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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]

punch

An instrument for making a small circular hole in material or tissue, esp. the skin.
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Buried in the jungle surrounding the prison, Sasori is revived by a character known as the Corpse Collector (Johnnie To regular Simon Yam, punching the clock).
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