Definitions for: Bundle

[n] a package of several things tied together for carrying or storing
[n] a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
[v] sleep fully clothed in the same bed with one's betrothed
[v] compress into a wad; "wad paper into the box"
[v] gather or cause to gather into a cluster; "She bunched her fingers into a fist"; "The students bunched up at the registration desk"
[v] make into a bundle; "he bundled up his few possessions"

Webster (1913) Definition: Bun"dle (b[u^]n"d'l), n. [OE. bundel, AS. byndel; akin
to D. bondel, bundel, G. b["u]ndel, dim. of bund bundle, fr.
the root of E. bind. See Bind.]
A number of things bound together, as by a cord or envelope,
into a mass or package convenient for handling or conveyance;
a loose package; a roll; as, a bundle of straw or of paper; a
bundle of old clothes.

The fable of the rods, which, when united in a bundle,
no strength could bend. --Goldsmith.

Bundle pillar (Arch.), a column or pier, with others of
small dimensions attached to it. --Weale.

Bun"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bundled; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll.

2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony.

They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second
into our own hackney coach. --T. Hook.

To bundle off, to send off in a hurry, or without ceremony.

To bundle one's self up, to wrap one's self up warmly or

Bun"dle, v. i.
1. To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without

2. To sleep on the same bed without undressing; -- applied to
the custom of a man and woman, especially lovers, thus
sleeping. --Bartlett.

Van Corlear stopped occasionally in the villages to
eat pumpkin pies, dance at country frolics, and
bundle with the Yankee lasses. --W. Irving.

Synonyms: bunch, bunch up, bundle up, clump, cluster, compact, pack, package, packet, parcel, practice bundling, roll up, sheaf, wad

See Also: accumulation, agglomerate, aggregation, arrange, assemblage, bale, bundle off, catch some Z's, collection, faggot, fagot, form, kip, log Z's, pack, package, parcel, puddle, set up, sleep, slumber, wisp

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