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Bundle

A slang term for a large amount of money.

bundle

A package of shingles. Normally, there are three bundles per square and 27 shingles per bundle.Most roofing contractors charge by the square or by the bundle.

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And he lifted his assegai to throw it through the bundle.
I did up the bundle fast--fast, though my hands trembled.
Beneath the planks he found a skiff which he had moored there earlier in the evening, and underneath one of the thwarts he hid the bundle.
Guess something is smashed inside, for a bit of glass fell out," observed Will, as they deposited the bundle at her feet.
As she was thinking of these things the while she debated the wisdom of uncovering the baby's face, there came a little grunt from the wee bundle in her lap, and then a gurgling coo that set her heart in raptures.
Presently a cheering idea occurred to him: after so large a breakfast, Jacob would be sure to go to sleep in the cart; you see at once that David meant to seize his bundle, jump out, and be free.
Jacob fell into a dead sleep, at last, without having his arms round David, who paid the reckoning, took his bundle, and walked off.
Watson's umbrella, I was able last night to fish up and inspect this bundle.
This we accomplished by the very obvious device of announcing that the moat would be dried to-morrow, which had, of course, the effect that whoever had hidden the bundle would most certainly withdraw it the moment that darkness enabled him to do so.
Your bundle has some importance, however," continued the clerk, when they had laughed their fill (it was observable that the subject of their mirth joined in the laughter when he saw them laughing); "for though I dare say it is not stuffed full of friedrichs d'or and louis d'or--judge from your costume and gaiters--still--if you can add to your possessions such a valuable property as a relation like Mrs.
When the bundle was made up for, or on what occasion laid where I found it, I knew not, but when I came to open it I found there was a suit of childbed-linen in it, very good and almost new, the lace very fine; there was a silver porringer of a pint, a small silver mug and six spoons, with some other linen, a good smock, and three silk handkerchiefs, and in the mug, wrapped up in a paper, 18s.
But upon my soul I drawed this here bundle out of a river