Bindle



a bundle, usually of bedding and other possessions, carried by a hobo.
Historical Examples

Mrs. Bindle Hebert Jenkins
Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
Mrs. Bindle Hebert Jenkins
Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
Mrs. Bindle Hebert Jenkins
Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins
Mrs. Bindle Hebert Jenkins
Adventures of Bindle Herbert George Jenkins

noun
n.

A blanket-roll holding one’s possessions; balloon (1900+ Hoboes)
Any package or bundle (1900+ Hoboes)
A packet of narcotics, esp when folded as an envelope (1920+ Narcotics)

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