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Meaning of BUNDLE

Pronunciation:  'bundl

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

BUNDLE is a 6 letter word that starts with B.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \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
  3. \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.
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