- A pact.
- A bundle made up and prepared to be carried; especially, a
bundle to be carried on the back; a load for an animal; a bale, as of
- A number or quantity equal to the contents of a pack; hence,
a multitude; a burden.
- A number or quantity of connected or similar things
- A full set of playing cards; also, the assortment used in a
particular game; as, a euchre pack.
- A number of hounds or dogs, hunting or kept together.
- A number of persons associated or leagued in a bad design or
practice; a gang; as, a pack of thieves or knaves.
- A shook of cask staves.
- A bundle of sheet-iron plates for rolling simultaneously.
- A large area of floating pieces of ice driven together more
or less closely.
- An envelope, or wrapping, of sheets used in hydropathic
practice, called dry pack, wet pack, cold pack, etc., according to the
method of treatment.
- A loose, lewd, or worthless person. See Baggage.
- To mak - To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles
securely for transportation.
- To admit of stowage, or of making up for transportation or
storage; to become compressed or to settle together, so as to form a
compact mass; as, the goods pack conveniently; wet snow packs well.
- To gather in flocks or schools; as, the grouse or the
perch begin to pack.
- To depart in haste; -- generally with off or away.
- To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes;
to join in collusion.