the occurrence of a water flow resulting from sudden rain or melting snow
a sudden forceful flow
(often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
"a batch of letters"
"a deal of trouble"
"a lot of money"
"he made a mint on the stock market"
"see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"
"it must have cost plenty"
"a slew of journalists"
"a wad of money"
- good deal - great deal - quite a little - tidy sum