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This boast does not arouse Alfred's envy as he has friends in Brownsville who can drink out of the bung hole of a barrel.
WATCH YOURSELF GO BYAL. G. FIELD
So Uncle John put the great stoppers that they call bungs into the bung-holes in the kegs, so that the cider would not run out.
THE SANDMAN: HIS FARM STORIESWILLIAM J. HOPKINS
It is like milk in a pan, with no more motion now than there is in a full hogshead before the bung is started.
THE PATHFINDERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
Den de bung-shells 'gun ter bus'; en I ax myse'f w'at dey shootin' at me fer, en I ain't never fin' out w'at make dey do it.
FREE JOE AND OTHER GEORGIAN SKETCHESJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
In the middle of the cellar lay a big barrel with an open bung-hole, but bound fast round with three iron hoops.
SERBIAN FOLK-LOREANONYMOUS
Do not close the bung tight for three or four days, that the air may escape while it is fermenting.
THE AMERICAN FRUGAL HOUSEWIFELYDIA M. CHILD
Leave the bung loose till the beer is done working; you can ascertain this by observing when the froth subsides.
THE AMERICAN FRUGAL HOUSEWIFELYDIA M. CHILD
In three weeks or less this rising will cease, and the bung should be put in loose, and after three days driven in tight.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
As the froth works out of the bung, fill up every day or two, with some of the same pressing kept for the purpose.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
Place the casks in an open shed or cellar, if it be cold weather, give plenty of air and leave the bung out.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO BUNG

  • bowing
  • breaking the ice
  • breaking the seal
  • commencing
  • embarking upon
  • getting show on road
  • inaugurating
  • instigating
  • instituting
  • introducing
  • jumping
  • kicking off
  • opening
  • originating
  • setting going
  • starting
  • starting ball rolling
  • usher in
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