bou·​chon | \ (ˈ)bü¦shän, -shōⁿ \
plural -s

Definition of bouchon

1 : a bushing pressed into a bridge or plate of a timepiece
2 : the plug and fuze assembly of a grenade

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History and Etymology for bouchon

French, bouchon, cork, sheaf, from Middle French, cork, sheaf, from bouche bunch, sheaf

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“Bouchon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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