Definition of Bunce
1. Noun. A sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money). "The demand for testing has created a boom for those unregulated laboratories where boxes of specimen jars are processed like an assembly line"
Generic synonyms: Happening, Natural Event, Occurrence, Occurrent
Definition of Bunce
1. to disguise pilfering by overcharging customers [v BUNCED, BUNCING, BUNCES]
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Literary usage of Bunce
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Digest of the Early Connecticut Probate Records by Charles William Manwaring (1906)
"Court Record, Page 100—6 November,: Will exhibited by Marj< bunce, widow, and James bunce, son of sd. deceased. There being no executor named in the will, ..."
2. Men of Mark in Connecticut: Ideals of American Life Told in Biographies and edited by Norris Galpin Osborn (1906)
"After attending the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale for a year and a half, Mr. bunce withdrew and interested himself in his father-s mercantile business ..."
3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"bunce was taken into custody with eome three or four others like himself, ... bunce, who was not by nature a very talkative man, said no more ; but he swore ..."
4. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and by John Clark Ridpath (1903)
"Besides the plays mentioned Mr. bunce was the author of A Bachelor s Story (1680); Life Before Him (1860); Reconstruction of the Union (1862); ..."
5. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical and ...by John Clark Ridpath by John Clark Ridpath (1898)
"Besides the plays mentioned Mr. bunce was the author of A Bachelor's Story (1680); Life Before Him (1860); Reconstruction of the Union (1862); ..."
6. Le Neve's Pedigrees of the Knights Made by King Charles II., King James II by Peter Le Neve (1873)
"Sr JAMES bunce Alderman of London. I am told he had a warrant to be a baronet but he ... John bunce of London a child= about 2 years old at the taking the ..."
7. Restituta: Or, Titles, Extracts, and Characters of Old Books in English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"John bunce, Trinity Hall, 1726. " Now in May, 1780, ... Mr. bunce was a good draughtsman while at College, where Dr. Warren now and then employed his pencil ..."