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passel

[ pas-uhl ]
/ ˈpæs əl /
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noun Informal.
a group or lot of indeterminate number: a passel of dignitaries.
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Origin of passel

First recorded in 1825–35; alteration of parcel
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British Dictionary definitions for passel

passel
/ (ˈpæsəl) /

noun
informal, or dialect, mainly US a group or quantity of no fixed number

Word Origin for passel

variant of parcel
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