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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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* Put a flat washer, NSN 5310-01-365-8138, over the bung.
"I genuinely believe bungs have been used in the past.
Aberdeen boss Jimmy Calderwood, Motherwell director and MSP John Swinburne and agent Bill McMurdo are the trio who claimed there was a bungs culture in Scotland.
The bungs fit into the neck of a bottle and allow a straw to be inserted for drinking making it difficult for drugs to be placed in the drink.
Harrison said: "I've never given bungs. I've not given a bung to Sam Allardyce.
Their expose of the bung culture in football may have surprised everyone, but Sky Blue Saturday was not among the everyone surprised by the expose of the bung culture in football by them, with 'them' here meaning the BBC's Panorama programme.
It is not the first time that the matter of 'bungs' has been investigated in England.
BRYAN Robson has called for any manager found guilty of taking bungs to be SACKED.
The hatch must be properly latched and bungs and screw plugs must be screwed into discharge valves.
HARRY Redknapp shouted at a detective in court yesterday for "staring" at him as he gave evidence denying using an offshore bank account for bungs.
Newell's comments regarding the alleged use of illegal payments or 'bungs' in transfer dealings in January 2006 prompted the Premier League to launch an inquiry headed by Lord Stevens, a former Metropolitan Police commissioner.
LORD STEVENS will today announce the long-awaited findings of his bungs inquiry - but those who expect bombshell revelations from the former Metropolitan Police commissioner are set to be disappointed.