Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large marble for playing with.
- n. A game played with such marbles.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A boy's game played with large marbles.
- n. informal terms for a human head
“They may, but they may equally take into consideration the previous of a man whose formative years were spent "defending himself" in an era when punches on the bonce were a dime a dozen.”
“And Foley's production piles on the sight gags: chairs and tables spin across the stage every time a train passes, the robbery is re-created by miniaturised cars colliding on a vertical wall, and, when the thieves fall out, a trick-knife is embedded in the boxer's bonce, and the pill-popper is apparently run through with a non-musical stave.”
“Weeee, that flying fish innard hit Cotton right on the bonce.”
“And if that means having to forego Peter Gabriel's orchestral albums, or to somehow avoid shelling out £279.99 for a pair of giant white headphones that make it look like you're wearing the back end of a Sinclair C5 on your bonce, then so be it.”
“Vladimir Putin today angrily dismissed protests against his regime as "provocations" and said anyone who took part in unsanctioned street rallies against the Kremlin should expect a "whack on the bonce".”
“Go to a rally without permission and you get a whack on the bonce.”
“Swann appeals for bonce before wicket, but there's nothing doing.”
“There's probably some link from here back to Andy Carroll, but sadly I've taken too many bouncers to the bonce down the years to fathom what it is.”
“Thompson's bonce is really impressive, and many polls confirm it at this point.”
“Again your gleaming bonce lights the way for us young padwans who a rash and not in tune with The Way.”
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From the GNU Webster's 1913:
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