Boyd Duncan's answer was couched in terms of bunched
knuckles, two bunches of them, that landed right and left on Captain Dettmar's face.
He would be lying in camp, dozing lazily in the heat of the day, when suddenly his head would lift and his ears cock up, intent and listening, and he would spring to his feet and dash away, and on and on, for hours, through the forest aisles and across the open spaces where the niggerheads bunched
But, to her surprise, the mare threw her head down, arched her back as she went up in the air, and, returning, struck the ground stiff-legged and bunched
His body bunched
together as though for a spring, and his face became as an infuriated beast's as he snarled, "It's a--"
MacDonald sat with his chin on his hands and his great sandy eyebrows bunched
into a yellow tangle.