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passel

[pas-uh l] /ˈpæs əl/
noun
1.
a group or lot of indeterminate number:
a passel of dignitaries.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; alteration of parcel
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passel

/ˈpæsəl/
noun
1.
(informal or dialect, mainly US) a group or quantity of no fixed number
Word Origin
variant of parcel
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Word Origin and History for passel
n.

1835, dialectal variant of parcel (n.).

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