MORE ---------- Ron Paul: Still a bunco Artist By David Frum It's sad and squalid that Ron Paul finished ahead of Jon Huntsman.
The active trapper and bunco were at their heels in a moment.
You try to bunco me and now you conspire with an imbecile to humble me into the dust.
Me mean noting,” said bunco, still chuckling prodigiously; “but it am most glorus fun for fright de bowld Irishesman.
They judged by the calibre of the men interested, and branded it a bunco game.
It seemed to him that a bunco game had been played on him, and he was still trying to fathom it.
Giovanni had no bad habits, and the bunco man failed to lure him.
Ben and bunco were not in sight, but he observed Will Osten in hot pursuit of a large wolf.
If we are truthful with ourselves we acknowledge a share of the bunco game.
Burns is in there with Benson now; so is Salton, and old man Glenn, and the rest of the bunco family.
: a bunco scheme/ the police bunco squad (1872+)
To swindle; defraud; flimflam: He was buncoed out of his seat in the House (1875+)
[said to be fr Banco, the name given in the 1850s by a crooked US gambler to the older game ''Eight-Dice Cloth''; Banco was probably based on Spanish banca, a card game similar to monte]