- dun't (As a contraction)
From Middle English dunt, dynt, from Old English dynt (“dint, blow, strike, stroke, bruise, stripe, thud, the mark or noise of a blow, a bruise, noise, crash”), from Proto-Germanic *duntiz (“shock, blow”), from Proto-Indo-European *dhen- (“to beat, push”). Cognate with Swedish dialectal dunt (“stroke”).
dunt (plural dunts)
- OED 2nd edition 1989
- second- and third-person singular present indicative of dunnen
- (archaic) plural imperative of dunnen
- past participle of
- Like French dont, may be translated by of whom when it refers to a person and of which when it does not.