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bindle

1. A small cloth sack tied to the end of a stick and traditionally carried by hobos. When you live a nomadic life, you don't need any more possessions than can fit in your bindle.
2. A small container or envelope of drugs. Be careful—you don't want the police to catch you with a bindle of that stuff in your purse.
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bindle

1. n. a packet or bundle; a hobo’s pack. Throw your bindle over yonder, and plunk your butt on that empty crate.
2. n. a packet of drugs. (Drugs.) She had a bindle of H. in her purse.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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As officers searched the house, one noticed Jones moving around and ingesting several small bindles. The substance in the bindles was field-tested as heroin.
In the summer of 1961 the Thompson Inn opened its "modern" cocktail lounge, which was described by manger Otto Bindle as "among the most up-to-date In Manitoba, and those who have seen the new local lounge agree." (31) However much they may have lauded the opening of the sophisticated drinking establishment, the opening of the Thompson Plaza Shopping Centre late in 1961 was viewed by many as one of the community's early crowning achievements.
Directed by Jason Benjamin and co-produced by Girls' Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, the film explores how Bindle & Keep, founded in 2011, has turned the daunting experience of buying suits into a source of empowerment for its clients.
Alguns estudos demonstram que gramineas podem ser bastante eficientes para o controle de processos erosivos, devido ao seu rapido crescimento, promovendo uma completa e perene cobertura do solo (GYLSSELS e POESEN, 2003; BINDLE, 2003).
Pragmatic and exclusionist craft unions sought to represent segments of the emergent skilled workforce, while the Industrial Workers of the World championed the undesirable "bindle stiffs." Notable strikes include a 1903 conflict between craft and industrial unionists as the United Brotherhood of Railway Employees sought to organize the entire Canadian Pacific Railway.
Don came back a few minutes later and handed Abe a glassine bindle. It had a little skull and crossbones and the word FLATLINE stamped on it.
occupation forces in the Philippines at the turn of the twentieth century, convinced, perhaps, that the Yee Bows of the world were about to overrun the United States: I was just turned twenty-one, And Henry Phipps, the Sunday-school superintendent, Made a speech in Bindle's Opera House.
Thus nada becomes one with bindle (m[u.bar]l[a.bar]dh[a.bar]r[a.bar]d utthito n[a.bar]do hrdayopari bindubh[a.bar]vam gacchati | bindun[a.bar] sahaik[i.bar]bhavati ity arthah).
At the hotel, Hilton told the cop she needed lip balm so the cop handed Hilton her purse: "As she began to open it, I saw a small bindle of what I believed to be cocaine in a clear baggie begin to fall from the purse and into my hand."
At that time, a plastic bindle containing a substance believed to be cocaine fell from her purse in plain view of the Metro lieutenant.
a bindle of cocaine in a plastic bag came out of her purse" in plain view of police in the room.
You can put away that bindle and push the apple cart back in the garage.
They all feature black, chocolate or Bindle Tuscan leather, coupled with a choice of matte or polished metal support brackets.
Itinerant artists were limited in how many tools they could carry with them in their "bindle," (hobo and tramp slang for bundle, or backpack).
More illicit party favors, i.e., a bindle of blow, are served up on a large shard of plated glass for a standard $25.