To bundle off
Bundle Bun"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bundling}.] 1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll. [1913 Webster]

2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony. [1913 Webster]

They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into our own hackney coach. --T. Hook. [1913 Webster]

3. to sell together as a single item at one inclusive price; -- usually done for related products which work or are used together. [PJC]

{To bundle off}, to send off in a hurry, or without ceremony; as, the working mothers bundle their children off to school and then try to get themselves to work on time.

{To bundle one's self up}, to wrap one's self up warmly or cumbrously. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To bundle one's self up — Bundle Bun dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bundling}.] 1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll. [1913 Webster] 2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bundle off — v. (D; tr.) to bundle off to (we bundled the children off to school) * * * (D; tr.) to bundle off to (we bundle offd the children off to school) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • To bundle up — Bundle Bun dle, v. i. 1. To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] 2. To sleep on the same bed without undressing; applied to the custom of a man and woman, especially lovers, thus sleeping. Bartlett.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bundle off — verb send off unceremoniously • Hypernyms: ↑dispatch, ↑despatch, ↑send off • Cause: ↑leave, ↑go forth, ↑go away • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • bundle off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms bundle off : present tense I/you/we/they bundle off he/she/it bundles off present participle bundling off past tense bundled off past participle bundled off to make someone go somewhere, especially in order to …   English dictionary

  • bundle off — PHRASAL VERB If someone is bundled off somewhere, they are sent there or taken there in a hurry. [be V ed P] The pair were then bundled off to a neighbour s house by waiting police... [V n P to n] We want to bundle them off to bed quickly. [Also… …   English dictionary

  • Bundle — Bun dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bundled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bundling}.] 1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll. [1913 Webster] 2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second into our own …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bundle — Bun dle, v. i. 1. To prepare for departure; to set off in a hurry or without ceremony. [1913 Webster] 2. To sleep on the same bed without undressing; applied to the custom of a man and woman, especially lovers, thus sleeping. Bartlett. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bundle — bun|dle1 [ˈbʌndl] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Middle Dutch; Origin: bundel] 1.) a group of things such as papers, clothes, or sticks that are fastened or tied together bundle of ▪ bundles of newspapers ▪ a small bundle containing mostly clothing 2.) a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bundle — bun|dle1 [ bʌndl ] noun count * 1. ) a group of things that have been tied together, especially so that you can carry them easily: The women carried heavy bundles on their backs. bundle of: a bundle of clean clothes bundles of firewood 2. ) a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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