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What is the origin of the term “buncombe” as popularly used?Southern Literature From 1579-1895|Louise Manly
Buncombe (usually spelled bunkum) is in all the later English dictionaries.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken
This is the surest way to fetch him; he never fails to swell out his chest when he hears that buncombe.The American Credo|George Jean Nathan
He spoke rather proudly than otherwise of Mrs. Buncombe's artistic success.
She did occasionally visit the house, though only for an hour or two; just to show, said Buncombe, that there was no ill-feeling.