Wad vs Bindle - What's the difference?

wad | bindle |


As a verb wad

is third person singular of.

As a noun bindle is

any given length of cord, rope, twine, etc, used to bind something or bindle can be a bundle carried by a hobo (usually containing his possessions), often on a stick slung over the shoulder; a blanket roll.

wad

English

(wikipedia wad)

Alternative forms

* (l) (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • An amorphous, compact mass.
  • Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
  • A substantial pile (normally of money).
  • With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
  • A soft plug or seal, particularly as used between the powder and pellets in a shotgun cartridge.
  • (slang) A sandwich.
  • (vulgar, slang) An ejaculate of semen.
  • (mineralogy) Any black manganese oxide or hydroxide mineral rich rock in the oxidized zone of various ore deposits.
  • Derived terms

    * (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad

    See also

    * (Wad)

    Verb

    (wadd)
  • To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
  • She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
  • (Ulster) To wager.
  • To insert or force a wad into.
  • to wad a gun
  • To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
  • to wad a cloak

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    bindle

    English

    Etymology 1

    ,?bindle¹]” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989 and bundle.

    Noun

  • Any given length of cord, rope, twine, etc, used to bind something.
  • Etymology 2

    Probably a corruption of bundle; perhaps influenced by bindle.bindle²]” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bundle carried by a hobo (usually containing his possessions), often on a stick slung over the shoulder; a blanket roll.
  • * 2006 (Cormac McCarthy), (The Road):
  • lastly he made a bindle in a plastic tarp of some cans of juice and cans of fruit and cans of vegetables…
  • Any bundle or package; specifically one containing narcotics such as cocaine, heroin, or morphine.
  • Synonyms
    * (bag of possessions) * (bundle containing narcotics) baggie, baggy, deck
    Hypernyms
    * bag, sack
    Derived terms
    * bindlestiff * bindleman

    References

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