Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
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Punctual (Page: 1162)
Punc"tu*al (?), a.
The theory of the punctual existence of the soul. Krauth.
Punctual to tediousness in all that he relates. Bp. Burnet.
So much on punctual niceties they stand. C. Pitt.
These sharp strokes [of a pendulum], with their inexorably steady intersections, so agree with our successive thoughts that they seem like the punctual stops counting off our very souls into the past. J. Martineau.