Etymology
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Buncombe (n.)

see bunk (n.2). The North Carolina county was named for Edward Buncombe (1742–1778), North Carolina revolutionary leader and colonel in the American army.

updated on October 13, 2017

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Definitions of Buncombe from WordNet

buncombe (n.)
unacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements);
Synonyms: bunk / bunkum / guff / rot / hogwash
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