passel

passel

[pas-uhl]
noun
a group or lot of indeterminate number: a passel of dignitaries.

Origin:
1825–35; alteration of parcel

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passel (ˈpæsəl)
 
n
informal, dialect or, chiefly (US) a group or quantity of no fixed number
 
[variant of parcel]

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passel
1835, dial. variant of parcel.
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