bun on
   (get/have/tie a)
   to be or become drunk
   Perhaps a shortened form of bundle, a quantity of anything:
    We'll celebrate tonight, if you do. And if you don't, well, then we'll tie a bun on anyway, just to forget it all. (van Druten, 1954)

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  • Bun — Bun, Bunn Bunn, n. [Scot. bun, bunn, OE. bunne, bonne; fr. Celtic; cf. Ir. bunna, Gael. bonnach, or OF. bugne tumor, Prov. F. bugne a kind of pancake; akin to OHG. bungo bulb, MHG. bunge, Prov. E. bung heap, cluster, bunny a small swelling.] 1.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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