bundling

noun
bun·​dling | \ ˈbən(d)-liŋ How to pronounce bundling (audio) , ˈbən-dᵊl-iŋ \

Definition of bundling

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

First Known Use of bundling

1781, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bundling was in 1781

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“Bundling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bundling. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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