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Old 12-12-2011, 10:51 AM
Peter Morris Peter Morris is offline
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Mr Punch, the puppet originated in Italian theatre Commedia Del Arte, where he is known as Punchinello or Pulcinella.

However, I'm not sure that a proper noun counts as a separate definition for a word.

I'd also guess that 'punch' the alcoholic drink is so called because it has a kick like a punch with the fist.

Last edited by Peter Morris; 12-12-2011 at 10:53 AM.