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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pack  \Pack\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Packed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Packing}.]  [Akin  to  D.  pakken  G.  packen,  Dan.  pakke,  Sw 
  packa,  Icel.  pakka.  See  {Pack},  n.] 
  1.  To  make  a  pack  of  to  arrange  closely  and  securely  in  a 
  pack;  hence  to  place  and  arrange  compactly  as  in  a  pack; 
  to  press  into  close  order  or  narrow  compass;  as  to  pack 
  goods  in  a  box;  to  pack  fish. 
 
  Strange  materials  packed  up  with  wonderful  art. 
  --Addison. 
 
  Where  .  .  .  the  bones  Of  all  my  buried  ancestors  are 
  packed.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  fill  in  the  manner  of  a  pack,  that  is  compactly  and 
  securely,  as  for  transportation;  hence  to  fill  closely  or 
  to  repletion;  to  stow  away  within;  to  cause  to  be  full;  to 
  crowd  into  as  to  pack  a  trunk;  the  play,  or  the 
  audience,  packs  the  theater. 
 
  3.  To  sort  and  arrange  (the  cards)  in  a  pack  so  as  to  secure 
  the  game  unfairly. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  packed 
  adj  1:  filled  to  capacity;  "a  suitcase  jammed  with  dirty  clothes"; 
  "stands  jam-packed  with  fans";  "a  packed  theater" 
  [syn:  {jammed},  {jam-packed}] 
  2:  pressed  together  or  compressed;  "packed  snow" 




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