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 for To point at
From 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.
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              Now must the world point at poor Katharine. --Shak.
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              Point at the tattered coat and ragged shoe.
                                                    --Dryden.
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     2. To indicate the presence of game by fixed and steady look,
        as certain hunting dogs do.
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              He treads with caution, and he points with fear.
                                                    --Gay.
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     3. (Med.) To approximate to the surface; to head; -- said of
        an abscess.
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     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.
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