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1) bun. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...The part of one's back on which one rests in sitting. Used in plural: buttock (used in plural), derričre, posterior, rump, seat. Informal : backside, behind, bottom,...

2) Bun. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A small cake. (Irish, boinneog, Scotch, bannock.) 1 In regard to "hot cross buns" on Good Friday, it may be stated that the Greeks offered to Apollo, Diana, Hecate,...

3) Bun'galow (Indian). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...all round it, and the roof thatched to keep off the hot rays of the sun. There are English bungalows at Birchington and on the Norfolk coast near Cromer. A dak-bungalow...

4) hot cross bun. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A sweet bun marked on top with a cross of frosting, traditionally eaten during Lent....

5) bun 3. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Slang One of the buttocks. Often used in the plural. Dialectal, hind part of a rabbit or squirrel, from Scottish Gaelic, stump, bottom, from Old Irish....

6) bun 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...dried fruit. 2. A tight roll of hair worn at the back of the head. Middle English bunne, probably from Old French bugne, boil, of Celtic origin....

7) bun 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Slang A drunken spree. Origin unknown....

8) Wa'bun. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...and valley, wakes the villager, calls the Thunder, and brings the Morning. He married Wabun-Annung (q.v.), and transplanted her to heaven, where she became the Morning...

9) bunco. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. bunˇcos also bunˇkos Informal A swindle in which an unsuspecting person is cheated; a confidence game. Inflected forms: bunˇcoed also bunˇkoed,...

10) bunya-bunya. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...bunya-bunya, (bun´y-bun´y) (KEY) : see monkey-puzzle tree....

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