2. Verb. (Geordie) To knock against; to hit, punch ¹
3. Verb. (Geordie) To crash into, to bump into. ¹
4. Verb. (British) To jog, especially with the elbow. ¹
5. Noun. (golf) A fat hit from a claggy lie. ¹
6. Noun. A small meal between lunch and dinner in the late afternoon or early evening (about 3-5 p.m.), usually including tea or coffee with cookies, sometimes fruits, a salad or a light sandwich. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Dunch
1. a push [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Dunch
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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1888)
"dunch «ssist iii burning the houses und carrying off j the cattle (BROWNE, ii. 220). No proceedings were taken against him. ..."
2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1897)
"LETTER CCXX FOR MY LOVING FRIEND JOHN dunch, ESQUIRE " Hampton Court," 27th August 1657. Sir,—/ desire to speak with you; and hearing a report from Hursley ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1893)
"A labourer who can't be made to understand orders is ' dunch.'—N. & SW (3,0f bread, heavy (Wild Life, ch. vii). Cf. dunch-dumpling. ..."