Add a little brandy, close down the bung when it has done hissing, let it stand six months and bottle it off.
To every gallon put four pounds of good Lisbon sugar, tun it immediately, lay the bung lightly on, and leave it to ferment itself.
Invert the weight, pick out the bung, and fill its place with more melted lead.
You said you thought he was asking for Miss Bun and not bung?
I then pulled the line—the bung came out, and the laudanum, of course, ran down his throat.
When the fermentation has fully ceased, put the bung in tight.
Put the bung lightly in till it has done working; then close it down, and let it stand two or three months.
Cruikshank never drew him; the god he drew was bung in masquerade.
I mean to be as perfect a pickpocket, as good as ever nipped the judge's bung while he was condemning him.
Above this trough was a piece of iron pipe with a bung at the end.
mid-15c., "large stopper for a cask," from Middle Dutch bonge "stopper;" or perhaps from French bonde "bung, bunghole" (15c.), which may be of Germanic origin (or the Germanic words may be borrowed from Romanic), or it may be from Gaulish *bunda (cf. Old Irish bonn, Gaelic bonn, Welsh bon "base, sole of the foot"). It is possible that either or both of these sources is ultimately from Latin puncta in the sense of "hole." Transferred to the cask-mouth itself (also bung-hole) from 1570s.