Packing sheet. (a) A large cloth for packing goods. (b) A sheet prepared for packing hydropathic patients.

(Pack"man) n.; pl. Packmen One who bears a pack; a peddler.

Pack saddle
(Pack saddle, Pack thread). See under 2d Pack.

(Pack"wax`) n. (Anat.) Same as Paxwax.

(Pack"way`) n. A path, as over mountains, followed by pack animals.

(Pa"co Pa"cos) n. [Sp. paco, fr. Peruv. paco. Cf. Alpaca.]

1. (Zoöl.) Same as Alpaca.

2. [Peruv. paco, pacu, red, reddish, reddish ore containing silver; perh. a different word.] (Min.) An earthy-looking ore, consisting of brown oxide of iron with minute particles of native silver. Ure.

(Pact) n. [L. pactum, fr. paciscere to make a bargain or contract, fr. pacere to settle, or agree upon; cf. pangere to fasten, Gr. Skr. paca bond, and E. fang: cf. F. pacie. Cf. Peace, Fadge, v.] An agreement; a league; a compact; a covenant. Bacon.

The engagement and pact of society whish goes by the name of the constitution.

(Pac"tion) n. [L. pactio: cf. F. paction. See Pact.] An agreement; a compact; a bargain. [R.] Sir W. Scott.

(Pac"tion*al) a. Of the nature of, or by means of, a paction. Bp. Sanderson.

(Pac*ti"tious) a. [L. pactitius, pacticius.] Setted by a pact, or agreement. [R.] Johnson.

(Pac*to"li*an) a. Pertaining to the Pactolus, a river in ancient Lydia famous for its golden sands.

(Pa"cu) n. (Zoöl.) A South American freah-water fish of the family Characinidæ. It is highly esteemed as food.

(Pad) n. [D. pad. &radic21. See Path.]

1. A footpath; a road. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

2. An easy-paced horse; a padnag. Addison

An abbot on an ambling pad.

3. A robber that infests the road on foot; a highwayman; — usually called a footpad. Gay. Byron.

4. The act of robbing on the highway. [Obs.]

(Pad), v. t. To travel upon foot; to tread. [Obs.]

Padding the streets for half a crown.

(Pad), v. i.

1. To travel heavily or slowly. Bunyan.

Packing, 2 (c), and Illust. of Piston.

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