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 for Bundling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  bundling \bundling\ n.
     1. a former custom, especially in New England, in which
        unmarried couples occupied the same bed without
        undressing, especially during courtship. See bundle[2],
        v. i.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. the act of binding something into a bundle.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. the act of shoving hastily; as, she complained about
        bundling the children off to school.
        [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bundle \Bun"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bundled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Bundling.]
     1. To tie or bind in a bundle or roll.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To send off abruptly or without ceremony.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              They unmercifully bundled me and my gallant second
              into our own hackney coach.           --T. Hook.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. to sell together as a single item at one inclusive price;
        -- usually done for related products which work or are
        used together.
        [PJC]
  
     To bundle off, to send off in a hurry, or without ceremony;
        as, the working mothers bundle their children off to
        school and then try to get themselves to work on time.
  
     To bundle one's self up, to wrap one's self up warmly or
        cumbrously.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bundling
      n 1: a onetime custom during courtship of unmarried couples
           occupying the same bed without undressing
      2: the act of binding something into a bundle
      3: the act of shoving hastily; "she complained about bundling
         the children off to school"

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