Definition of Bindle

1. Noun. (context: now Scots) Any given length of cord, rope, twine, etc, used to bind something. ¹



2. Noun. (US and Canada slang) A bundle carried by a hobo (usually containing his possessions), often on a stick slung over the shoulder; a blanket roll. ¹

3. Noun. (US and Canada slang) Any bundle or package; specifically one containing narcotics such as cocaine, heroin, or morphine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bindle

1. a bundle [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bindle

bindiis
binding
binding constant
binding energy
binding knot
binding knots
binding on equip
binding on pickup
binding sites
bindingly
bindingness
bindingnesses
bindings
bindis
bindle (current term)
bindle stiff
bindles
bindlestiff
bindlestiffs
bindrune
binds
binds on equip
binds on pickup
bindup
bindweed
bindweeds
bine
biner
biners

Literary usage of Bindle

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1. More T Leaves by Edward Francis Turner (1888)
"I was on board when bindle gave a picnic on his launch, because he asked self and lady to go, ... bindle had asked a party which numbered, in all, sixteen. ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"bindle, ยป. The cord or rope that binds any thing, whether made of hemp or of ... Thus the rope, by which a cow is bound in her stall, is called a bindle, 8. ..."

3. Place-names of Scotland by James Brown Johnston (1903)
"... corruption of Sc. bindle; see bindle. DRYBRIDGE (Buckie). Cf Dryden, Roshin, and DRYBURGH (St Boswells). Sic o. 1200; c. ..."

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