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 for bung
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bung \Bung\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bunged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Bunging.]
     To stop, as the orifice in the bilge of a cask, with a bung;
     to close; -- with up.
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     To bung up, to use up, as by bruising or over exertion; to
        exhaust or incapacitate for action. [Low]
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              He had bunged up his mouth that he should not have
              spoken these three years.             --Shelton
                                                    (Trans. Don
                                                    Quixote).
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bung \Bung\ (b[u^]ng), n. [Cf. W. bwng orfice, bunghole, Ir.
     buinne tap, spout, OGael. buine.]
     1. The large stopper of the orifice in the bilge of a cask.
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     2. The orifice in the bilge of a cask through which it is
        filled; bunghole.
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     3. A sharper or pickpocket. [Obs. & Low]
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              You filthy bung, away.                --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bung
      n 1: a plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask [syn:
           bung, spile]
      v 1: give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond
           the compensation agreed on; "Remember to tip the waiter";
           "fee the steward" [syn: tip, fee, bung]
      2: close with a cork or stopper

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