- head; skull.
Origin of bonce
1860–65; perhaps to be identified with bonce a large playing marble, perhaps representing dial. pronunciation of bounce; compare dial. (Yorkshire) bouncer large earthenware marble
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- British slang the head
C19 (originally: a type of large playing marble): of unknown origin
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