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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask v. - Close with a cork or stopper; Give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on.

Usage examples (34)
  • Each stack of saggars, called a bung, should be set straight and not rock.
  • The stopper in the barrel is called the bung, and the hole is called the bung hole.
  • Finally he brought out two cents, one of the kind popularly known as bung-towns, which are not generally recognized as true currency.
  • "That's what I've wanted to do for 50 years," said Lyons, the founder and president of Alltech, after he drove a wood plug, known as a bung, into the first keg. for more
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