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. [1913 Webster]

Van Corlear stopped occasionally in the villages to eat pumpkin pies, dance at country frolics, and bundle with the Yankee lasses. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

{To bundle up}, to dress warmly, snugly, or cumbrously. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To make up — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bundle up someone — bundle up (someone) to put coats and other warm clothes on someone. In the winter you have to bundle up, because it gets really cold. Her mom bundled her up in a down parka, with a knit cap under the hood …   New idioms dictionary

  • bundle up — (someone) to put coats and other warm clothes on someone. In the winter you have to bundle up, because it gets really cold. Her mom bundled her up in a down parka, with a knit cap under the hood …   New idioms dictionary

  • bundle up — verb 1. make into a bundle he bundled up his few possessions • Syn: ↑bundle, ↑roll up • Derivationally related forms: ↑bundle (for: ↑bundle) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bundle up — phrasal verb Word forms bundle up : present tense I/you/we/they bundle up he/she/it bundles up present participle bundling up past tense bundled up past participle bundled up 1) [intransitive/transitive] to put warm clothes on yourself or someone …   English dictionary

  • bundle up — v. (D; intr., refl., tr.) to bundle up against (they bundled up against the cold) * * * [ bʌndl ʌp] (D; intr., refl.,tr.) to bundle up against (they bundle upd up against the cold) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bundle up — dress warmly, put on winter clothes, rug up    Be sure to bundle up if you go skating on the lake. It s cold! …   English idioms

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bundle up — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you bundle up a mass of things, you make them into a bundle by gathering or tying them together. [V P n (not pron)] Francis bundled up her clothes again into their small sack... [V n P] Her mother had bundled all her Forties… …   English dictionary

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