Buncombe

Buncombe, a district in N. Carolina, for the ears of the constituency of which a dull speech was some years ago delivered in the U.S. Congress, whence the phrase to “talk Buncombe,” i.e. to please one's constituency.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Bunau * Bundelkhand
Buller, General Sir Redvers Henry
Bullinger, Heinrich
Bulls and Bears
Bülow, Bernard von
Bülow, Friedrich Wilhelm, Baron von
Bülow, Guido von
Buloz
Bulwer, Henry Lytton
Bumble, Mr.
Bunau
Buncombe
Bundelkhand
Bunker Hill
Bunsby, Jack
Bunsen, Baron von
Bunsen, Robert William
Bunsen Burner
Bunyan, John
Buontalenti
Burbage, Richard
Burchell, Mr.

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Davies, Sneyd
Duncombe, John
Duncombe, William
Herring, Thomas
Highmore, Joseph
Julian
Lowth, Robert
Vanbrugh, John