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bung in Daily life topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbungbung1 /bʌŋ/ noun [countable]  1 Da round piece of rubber, wood etc used to close the top of a container2 PAY FOR British English informal money given to someone secretly, and usually illegally, to make them do something syn bribe
Examples from the Corpus
bungTo save draining the cistern, make a bung from polyethylene sheeting and cloth and hold it against the outlet.Laura removed a wedge-shaped bung from the wall and peered in.All six bungs were sealed and there was no evidence that any of them had ever been damaged.I can only assume they're taking bungs from divorce lawyers.He finally slumped against the nearest crate and stared at the dimpled area around the bung.Instead of striking the middle of the bung he would concentrate on the seal itself.He gripped the bracket in both hands and repeatedly pounded the bung.Nevertheless he steadied his aim and brought the bracket down on to the bung.