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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BUNCH, n.3 The point from which one jumps in leap-frog; the starting-point in a race. Not known to our correspondents.Per. 1898 E.D.D.:
“Heel the bunch” or “toe the bunch” as previously agreed on.

[Prob. the same in origin as the two foregoing.]

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"Bunch n.3". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 5 Feb 2023 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/bunch_n3>

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