She was wearing a quilted red silk petticoat and a bunched sacque of black flowered silk.
Two of these were bunched in one inning and resulted in one of the runs.
Above this flood, or knee-deep in it, Mr. Pike and half-a-dozen sailors were bunched on the fife-rail of the mizzen-mast.
They had bunched up their horses and tied them to a tree while they cut up the kill.
Bill Letcher led off, Outlook second, Palisade third, other three bunched.
The beast's powerful chest-muscles were bunched for the spring when Stillman acted.
Most of these keys lay fanwise and bunched together, but one lay isolated and pointing in an opposite direction.
And say, that was the wooziest collection ever bunched together!
Behind him trailed four or five hoodlums, bunched close together and talking among themselves.
She bunched her red lips for a kiss, like a child, and advanced her head.
early 14c., "protuberance on the body, swelling," perhaps echoic of the sound of hitting and connected to bump (cf., possibly in similar relationship, hump/hunch).
The sense of "cluster" is mid-15c.; connection with the earlier sense is obscure, and this may be a separate word, perhaps through a nasalized form of Old French bouge (2), 15c., from Flemish boudje diminutive of boud "bundle." Meaning "a lot, a group" is from 1620s.
"to bulge out," late 14c., from bunch (n.). Meaning "to gather up in a bunch" (transitive) is from 1828; sense of "to crowd together" (intransitive) is from 1873. Related: Bunched; bunching.
(1.) A bundle of twigs (Ex. 12:22). (2.) Bunch or cake of raisins (2 Sam. 16:1). (3.) The "bunch of a camel" (Isa. 30:6).