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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Point \Point\ (point), v. i. 1. To direct the point of something, as of a finger, for the purpose of designating an object, and attracting attention to it; -- with at. [1913 Webster] Now must the world point at poor Katharine. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Point at the tattered coat and ragged shoe. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To indicate the presence of game by fixed and steady look, as certain hunting dogs do. [1913 Webster] He treads with caution, and he points with fear. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) To approximate to the surface; to head; -- said of an abscess. [1913 Webster] To point at, to treat with scorn or contempt by pointing or directing attention to. To point well (Naut.), to sail close to the wind; -- said of a vessel. [1913 Webster]