Bung (?), n. [Cf. W. bwng orfice, bunghole, Ir. buinne tap, spout, OGael. buine.]


The large stopper of the orifice in the bilge of a cask.


The orifice in the bilge of a cask through which it is filled; bunghole.


A sharper or pickpocket.

[Obs. & Low]

You filthy bung, away. Shak.


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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).


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