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Jest over the hill you'll run into a passel of our fellers, but pay no 'tention to 'em.

They hung around her like a passel of gulls around a herring boat.

You take a passel of college fellers, like you want to hire for waiters.

It makes me laugh now t' think how that passel o' Injuns stared!

His glance slid past Nicole and Frank and their passel of kids.

They only seeks ter beguile us with a passel of fair-seemin' lies.

He'll be taller'n a house, the Old Nick himself with a passel of demons.

Them pi-rats, proceeded Kuk, fought like a passel of catstooth an nail!

I've got a passel of work to do there, with the weather coming on the way it is.

Dey went an' turned us loose, jus' lak a passel o' cattle, an' didn' show us nothin' or giv' us nothin'.

WORD ORIGIN

1835, dialectal variant of parcel (n.).

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