Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A lump or piece. Compare nunc.
  • n. A slight repast; a lunch or luncheon, Compare nuncheon.

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Examples

  • Then work till five, then a _nunch_ and a quart of ale.

    Highways & Byways in Sussex

  • But three days after, William Privett was mowing with John Chiles in Mr. Hardcome's meadow, and in the heat of the day they sat down to eat their bit o 'nunch under a tree, and empty their flagon.

    Life's Little Ironies

  • There was one for you that ne’er would nunch with good

    Finnegans Wake

  • Chiles in Mr. Hardcome’s meadow, and in the heat of the day they sat down to eat their bit o’ nunch under a tree, and empty their flagon.

    A Few Crusted Characters

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