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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bung  \Bung\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bunged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bunging}.] 
  To  stop,  as  the  orifice  in  the  bilge  of  a  cask,  with  a  bung; 
  to  close  --  with  up 
 
  {To  bung  up},  to  use  up  as  by  bruising  or  over  exertion;  to 
  exhaust  or  incapacitate  for  action  [Low] 
 
  He  had  bunged  up  his  mouth  that  he  should  not  have 
  spoken  these  three  years.  --Shelton 
  (Trans.  Don 
  Quixote). 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bung  \Bung\,  n.  [Cf.  W.  bwng  orfice,  bunghole,  Ir  buinne  tap, 
  spout,  OGael.  buine.] 
  1.  The  large  stopper  of  the  orifice  in  the  bilge  of  a  cask. 
 
  2.  The  orifice  in  the  bilge  of  a  cask  through  which  it  is 
  filled;  bunghole. 
 
  3.  A  sharper  or  pickpocket.  [Obs.  &  Low] 
 
  You  filthy  bung,  away  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bung 
  n  :  used  to  close  a  hole  in  a  barrel  or  flask  [syn:  {spile}] 
  v  :  give  a  tip  or  gratuity  to  in  return  for  a  service,  beyond 
  the  agreed-on  compensation;  "Remember  to  tip  the  waiter" 
  [syn:  {tip}] 




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