bonce

bonce

[bons]
noun British Slang.
head; skull.

Origin:
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)
 
n
slang (Brit) the head
 
[C19 (originally: a type of large playing marble): of unknown origin]

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