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[buhn-dee] /ˈbʌn di/
noun, plural bundies. Australian.
a time clock.
Origin of bundy
1930-35; said to be after W. H. Bundy, an Australian manufacturer of time clocks Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • This should have satisfied any newshawk, but bundy's nose still itched.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • All at once Mr. bundy perceived the chafing-dish and descended upon it.

    The Varmint Owen Johnson
  • If he has not you better drive down to bundy's again and see if he has been there.

    My Boyhood John Burroughs
  • bundy can fix it this afternoon and then you can go on papering as soon as you like.'

  • bundy moved, and Sawkins seconded, as an amendment, that it should be a whole day.

British Dictionary definitions for bundy


noun (Austral) (pl) -dies
a time clock
(informal) punch the bundy
  1. to start work
  2. to be in regular employment
(intransitive; foll by on or off) to arrive or depart from work, esp when it involves registering the time of arrival or departure on a card
Word Origin
from a trademark
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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