Go to Bungay with you! —i.e. get away and don't bother
me, or don't talk such stuff. Bungay, in Suffolk, used to be famous for
the manufacture of leather breeches, once very fashionable. Persons who
required new ones, or to have their old ones newseated, went or sent to
Bungay for that purpose. Hence rose the cant saying, “Go to Bungay, and
get your breeches mended,” shortened into “Go to Bungay with you!”
My castle of Bungay. (See under Castle.)
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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