Wad vs Bindle - What's the difference?
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
can be a bundle carried by a hobo (usually containing his possessions), often on a stick slung over the shoulder; a blanket roll
* (l) (obsolete)
An amorphous, compact mass.
A substantial pile (normally of money).
- Our cat loves to play with a small wad of paper.
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.
- With a wad of cash like that, she should not have been walking round Manhattan
* (ejaculate) blow one's wad, shoot one's wad
To crumple or crush into a compact, amorphous shape or ball.
(Ulster) To wager.
To insert or force a wad into.
- She wadded up the scrap of paper and threw it in the trash.
To stuff or line with some soft substance, or wadding, like cotton.
- to wad a gun
- to wad a cloak
[“ ] and bundle.
?bindle¹]” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989
Any given length of cord, rope, twine, etc, used to bind something.
Probably a corruption of bundle; perhaps influenced by bindle.
bindle²]” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary [2nd Ed.; 1989
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):
Any bundle or package; specifically one containing narcotics such as cocaine, heroin, or morphine.
- lastly he made a bindle in a plastic tarp of some cans of juice and cans of fruit and cans of vegetables…
* (bag of possessions)
* (bundle containing narcotics) baggie, baggy, deck
* bag, sack