These buns are big, which means lots of room for a thick patty and lots of toppings.
"You know, people are freezing their buns off in Mississippi, and look at us living this glamorous lifestyle," said Lynne.
To complete the Greek theme, the burgers are served on pita bread instead of buns.
The sandwich was a slice of grilled pineapple topped with cheese smushed between two buns.
Nowhere else are beef and cheese combined on buns in so many fantastic ways.
At our third shout he ambled clumsily off, while Mr. Oliver, with a basket of buns in his hand, pursued him down the street.
And then she came in and got buns and came out and gave them to you, did she?
"There was a rumour that Ravensfield lost the shield one year on buns," she remarked.
She was very hungry, and the buns were all the better for that.
The samovar was brought in, and over hot tea and buns we speedily became acquainted.
late 14c., origin obscure, perhaps from Old French buignete "a fritter," originally "boil, swelling," diminutive of buigne "swelling from a blow, bump on the head," from a Germanic source (cf. Middle High German bunge "clod, lump"), or from Gaulish *bunia (cf. Gaelic bonnach). Spanish buñelo "a fritter" apparently is from the same source. Of hair coiled at the back of the head, first attested 1894. To have a bun in the oven "be pregnant" is from 1951.
The first record of buns in the sense of "male buttocks" is from 1960s, perhaps from a perceived similarity; but bun also meant "tail of a hare" (1530s) in Scottish and northern England dialect and was transferred to human beings (and conveniently rhymed with nun in ribald ballads). This may be an entirely different word; OED points to Gaelic bun "stump, root."
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The buttocks, esp male buttocks: I'll grab Ron's or Alan's buns sometimes and they're firm and hard
[1960s+; Bun, ''buttocks,'' is found in the 1500s, based on an early sense, ''the tail of a hare''; this later use is probably not related, being rather based on the full, round shape of an eating bun; note that biscuit and crumpet exemplify this baked-goods analogy in other milieux]