Definition of Buncombes

1. buncombe [n] - See also: buncombe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buncombes

bunchier
bunchiest
bunchily
bunchiness
bunching
bunchings
bunchy
buncing
bunco
bunco-steerer
bunco-steerers
bunco game
buncoed
buncoing
buncombe
buncombes (current term)
buncos
bund
bunded
bunder
bunder boat
bunding
bundist
bundists
bundle
bundle-branch block
bundle adjustment
bundle adjustments
bundle bone
bundle buggies

Literary usage of Buncombes

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1. The Holyhead Road: The Mail-coach Road to Dublin by Charles George Harper (1902)
"Battlesden is without a tenant, except for those who tenant family vaults and resting-places in the little churchyard: buncombes within and nobodies in ..."

2. Report on the Geology and Agriculture of the State of Mississippi by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1860)
"The buncombes".—Near the southern border of the county, in T. 6, RR. 3 and 4 E., we find, included mainly between Wilhite'e and King's Creek, the singular ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1831)
"... that Mr. Moore can have reflected upon the consequences, which may be drawn from his extraordinary argument. May it not be made use of by the buncombes, ..."

4. Gentleman's Magazine Library edited by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne, Lady A C Bickley, Mrs Alice Bertha Merck Gomme (1891)
"The monuments of the buncombes are already engraved, as, perhaps, hereafter, will be the screen and paintings above mentioned. [1816, Part II., p. 497. ..."

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