buncombe (usually spelled bunkum) is in all the later English dictionaries.
What is the origin of the term “buncombe” as popularly used?
buncombe told him he was bigoted, and I thought he would have had a fit.
But as for this theory that all wisdom resides in the people, it's buncombe.
Had that fainting spell been buncombe for his benefit as well as Florence's?
Of his landlord, buncombe, he gradually learnt all that he cared to know.
Instinct told the lad with a flashlight swiftness that this looking at the watch was buncombe.
Some kind of buncombe, of course, replied Tom, thoughtfully.
The expression arose from a speech made by a North Carolina senator named buncombe.
"buncombe," again said the voice, and the word was now repeated by a dozen voices.