Definition of Buncombes
1. buncombe [n] - See also: buncombe
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buncombes
Literary usage of Buncombes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Holyhead Road: The Mail-coach Road to Dublin by Charles George Harper (1902)
"Battlesden is without a tenant, except for those who tenant family vaults and resting-places in the little churchyard: buncombes within and nobodies in ..."
2. Report on the Geology and Agriculture of the State of Mississippi by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1860)
"The buncombes".—Near the southern border of the county, in T. 6, RR. 3 and 4 E., we find, included mainly between Wilhite'e and King's Creek, the singular ..."
3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1831)
"... that Mr. Moore can have reflected upon the consequences, which may be drawn from his extraordinary argument. May it not be made use of by the buncombes, ..."
4. Gentleman's Magazine Library edited by George Laurence Gomme, Frank Alexander Milne, Lady A C Bickley, Mrs Alice Bertha Merck Gomme (1891)
"The monuments of the buncombes are already engraved, as, perhaps, hereafter, will be the screen and paintings above mentioned. [1816, Part II., p. 497. ..."