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buncher

noun

A dognapper who steals dogs in quantity for sale to research laboratories or pet shops: Organizations that help dog owners are often thwarted by teams of thieves called ''bunchers'' (1990s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • Mrs. buncher had made an effort to brighten up her dingy parlor since her new lodgers took possession of it.

    Bessie's Fortune Mary J. Holmes
  • The asparagus was laid on the buncher between the pins, the tops touching the back or wall to keep them even.

  • I know enough anyway to know when Pa ain't going to be no mark for a buncher questions, but it's got me going.

  • They next watched buncher, and found that he paid frequent visits to Birmingham.

  • I wonder--do you remember the girl I happened to mention to you at my uncle's that night,--a buncher here at the Works?

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Cally saw that the small three-years' buncher, through politeness or otherwise, was speaking without reference to the truth.

    V. V.'s Eyes

    Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Mrs. buncher is the present popular and very efficient librarian of the Manchester public library.

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