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bung

a stopper, esp of cork or rubber, for a cask, piece of laboratory glassware, etc.

Bung

experiences modified and extreme levels of want. [Br. Lit.: Sketches by Boz]
See: Poverty
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ALLEGATIONS: Mike Newell claims bung culture is alive and well
Former Aston Villa boss John Gregory was the last high-profile Premiership manager before Allardyce to be caught up in a bung investigation and it still haunts him even though the Football Association took no action against him.
I CAN'T understand why all these bung claims in recent years have got everybody in football diving for cover.
FA CHIEF Brian Barwick (above) promised an "exhaustive" investigation into the alleged bung scandal which has rocked football and left Bolton boss Sam Allardyce fighting to clear his reputation.
Brian Clough was sensationally charged yesterday in football's latest bung scandal.
During the High Court battle, Sugar said in an affidavit that Venables "told me that Mr Clough likes a bung.
Soccer will be hit by a new scandal as the Premier League's bung inquiry team finally prepares to announce their findings.
KEVIN BOND: Not interested in receiving bungs, nor has anyone he's worked with received a bung.
They've identified a pounds 50,000 payment as a bung, they know it went to someone at Forest and the name of that person is.
But a seething Redknapp, who maintains he did nothing wrong, said: "I'm fed up with all these idiots who keep going on about bungs in football.
Bond was named at the weekend as a figure involved in the BBC Panorama programme's probe into bungs in football transfers.