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  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunch  \Bunch\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bunched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bunching}.] 
  To  swell  out  into  a  bunch  or  protuberance;  to  be  protuberant 
  or  round. 
 
  Bunching  out  into  a  large  round  knob  at  one  end 
  --Woodward. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunch  \Bunch\,  v.  t. 
  To  form  into  a  bunch  or  bunches. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunch  \Bunch\,  n.  [Akin  to  OSw.  &  Dan.  bunke  heap,  Icel.  bunki 
  heap,  pile,  bunga  tumor,  protuberance;  cf  W.  pwng  cluster. 
  Cf  {Bunk}.] 
  1.  A  protuberance;  a  hunch;  a  knob  or  lump;  a  hump. 
 
  They  will  carry  .  .  .  their  treasures  upon  the 
  bunches  of  camels.  --Isa.  xxx.  6. 
 
  2.  A  collection,  cluster,  or  tuft,  properly  of  things  of  the 
  same  kind  growing  or  fastened  together;  as  a  bunch  of 
  grapes;  a  bunch  of  keys. 
 
  3.  (Mining)  A  small  isolated  mass  of  ore,  as  distinguished 
  from  a  continuous  vein.  --Page. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bunch 
  n  1:  a  thick  grouping  of  similar  things  "a  bunch  of  trees";  "a 
  cluster  of  admirers"  [syn:  {clump},  {cluster}] 
  2:  an  informal  body  of  friends;  "he  still  hangs  out  with  the 
  same  crowd"  [syn:  {crowd},  {crew},  {gang}] 
  3:  any  collection  in  its  entirety;  "she  bought  the  whole 
  caboodle"  [syn:  {lot},  {caboodle}] 
  v  1:  form  into  a  bunch;  "The  frighened  children  bunched  together 
  in  the  corner  of  the  classroom"  [syn:  {bunch  together}, 
  {bunch  up}] 
  2:  gather  or  cause  to  gather  into  a  cluster;  "She  bunched  her 
  fingers  into  a  fist";  "The  students  bunched  up  at  the 
  registration  desk"  [syn:  {bunch  up},  {bundle},  {cluster}, 
  {clump}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bunch,  OK 
  Zip  code(s):  74931 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bunch 
  (1.)  A  bundle  of  twigs  (Ex.  12:22).  (2.)  Bunch  or  cake  of 
  raisins  (2  Sam.  16:1).  (3.)  The  "bunch  of  a  camel"  (Isa.  30:6). 
 




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