bundling

noun
bun·dling | \ˈbən(d)-liŋ, ˈbən-dᵊl-iŋ\

Definition of bundling 

: a former custom of an unmarried couple's occupying the same bed without undressing especially during courtship

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But as cord-cutting becomes more popular, a counterintuitive trend is emerging: higher streaming TV prices and bundling, this time among Internet streaming services. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, "Cord cutter dé​​​​​​​jà vu: Streaming channels are looking more like those hated cable TV bundles," 12 July 2018 Heavy bundling should also be avoided because babies who are warmer tend to sleep more deeply. Rebeca Kimsey Markovich, M.d., miamiherald, "Tips for keeping babies safe while they're sleeping," 2 July 2018 The bundling, a technique that has been used before, is controversial. Elizabeth Koh, miamiherald, "Here are the 13 constitutional amendments on Florida's 2018 ballot and what they do," 14 June 2018 The bundling is likely to begin in earnest — unless the DOJ appeals the case. NBC News, "AT&T's mega-merger creates a content king. But will it wield the power fairly?," 13 June 2018 Under the bundling format, a single agenda item will be presented to the supervisors that could include multiple projects, planners explained. J. Harry Jones, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Provision allowing county to expedite housing projects draws ire," 12 May 2018 Concerns about bundling can seem quaint these days. Kate Galbraith, San Francisco Chronicle, "Antitrust nearly slew Microsoft. Can it adapt to tech giants like Facebook?," 19 May 2018 And then there’s the bundling of immigration concerns with terrorist fears. Ian Bremmer, Time, "Our 'Us Vs Them' World: 5 Reasons Why Globalism Is Failing," 4 May 2018 With larger, more comfortable seats and premium bundling, Wow’s budget flights may appeal to more fliers, especially business travelers, who initially dismissed the airline as too bare-bones. Cynthia Drescher, Condé Nast Traveler, "Wow Air Introduces New Premium Ticket Option," 20 Apr. 2018

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1781, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bundling was in 1781

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