bin·​dle | \ ˈbin-dᵊl How to pronounce bindle (audio) \

Definition of bindle

: a bundle of clothes or bedding

Examples of bindle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Officers observed a plastic bindle in the center console area with a hypodermic needle lying beside it. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, "East Walnut Hills man exposed officers to COVID-19 during drug use arrest, documents say," 9 Sep. 2020 The woman admitted to having a bindle of cocaine in her pants pocket. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, "Pupil pulls fire alarm, overturns tables; man cops a feel, then falls down outside bar: Berea Police Blotter," 21 Feb. 2020 Authorities discovered in the summer of 2016 that a former inmate had hidden five bindles of methamphetamine and five grams of heroin under the mailing label of the magazine addressed to McKibbin. oregonlive, "Oregon convicts got bonus with their Architectural Digest subscriptions: drugs," 18 Dec. 2019 Sunday morning Tenderloin officers arrested suspect with 315 bindles (116 grams) of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine packaged for sale. Matier & Ross,, "Huge amount of SF Transbay Transit Center wiring may have to be replaced," 4 June 2018 Sunday morning Tenderloin officers arrested suspect with 315 bindles (116 grams) of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine packaged for sale. Matier & Ross, San Francisco Chronicle, "SF’s Tenderloin Police Station reports show no shortage of drug deals," 4 June 2018 Officers searched his jacket pocket and found two bindles of cocaine weighing 0.6 grams. Tyler Langan, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "North Shore police report: Brown Deer man accuses neighbor of filling locks with cement," 7 Feb. 2018 It was packaged in bindles similar to those used to sell heroin on the street. Ryan Martin, Indianapolis Star, "How the bloodshed continued after Richard Grundy III got out of jail," 21 Dec. 2017 What’s high-priority on the packing list for a DiCaprio bindle? Kenzie Bryant,, "Just One Question About Leonardo DiCaprio’s Plastic Bag-Turned-Fanny Pack," 18 July 2017

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First Known Use of bindle

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bindle

perhaps alteration of bundle

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“Bindle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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