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bonce

[bons] /bɒns/
noun, British Slang.
1.
head; skull.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; perhaps to be identified with bonce a large playing marble, perhaps representing dial. pronunciation of bounce; compare dial. (Yorkshire) bouncer large earthenware marble
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bonce

/bɒns/
noun
1.
(Brit, slang) the head
Word Origin
C19 (originally: a type of large playing marble): of unknown origin
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