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bundy

[buhn-dee]
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noun, plural bun·dies. Australian.
  1. a time clock.

Origin of bundy

1930–35; said to be after W. H. Bundy, an Australian manufacturer of time clocks
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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

bundy

noun plural -dies Australian
  1. a time clock
  2. punch the bundy informal
    1. to start work
    2. to be in regular employment
verb
  1. (intr ; 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

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