verb to bung
- a stopper, alternative to a cork, often made of rubber used to prevent fluid passing through the neck of a bottle, a hole in a vessel etc.
- cecum or anus, especially of a slaughter animal
- (slang) a bribe
Etymology: From Medieval bonge, bonne or bonghe, "stopper," or perhaps from bonde, which may itself be either of Germanic origin, or from Gaulic bunda - either way probably from puncta 'hole', the female form of punctus, past participle of pungere 'prick'
- to plug, as with a bung
- to heave, toss, throw, chuck
- to batter, bruise; to cause to bulge or swell
- to pass a bribe
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