n. A bundle of anything inclosed in a wrapping or bound fast with cords; especially, a bundle or bale made up to be carried on the back of man or beast: in modern times applied especially to such a bale carried by a peddler.n. A collection; a budget; a stock or store: as, a pack of troubles; a pack of lies.n. A bundle of some particular kind or quantity.n. A complete set, as of playing-cards (52 in number), or the number used in any particular game.n. A number of animals herded together by gregarious instinct for combined defense or offense (as a pack of wolves), or kept together for hunting in company (as a pack of hounds).n. A set or gang (of people): used derogatorily, and especially of persons banded together in some notorious practice, or characterized by low ways: as, a pack of thieves.n. A person of low character: as, a naughty pack.n. A considerable area of floating ice in the polar seas, more or less flat, broken into large pieces by the action of wind and waves, and driven together in an almost continuous and nearly coherent mass.n. In hydrotherapy, a wet sheet with other covering for closely enveloping the body or a part of it; the process of thus wrapping, or the state of being so wrapped.n. In the fisheries:n. In coal-mining, a wall of rough stone or of blocks of coal built for the purpose of supporting the roof.n. Synonymsn. n. n. n. To put together compactly in a bundle, bale, package, box, barrel, or other receptacle, especially for transportation, or convenience in storing or stowing; make up into a package, bale, bundle, etc.: as, to pack one's things for a journey.To fill with things arranged more or less methodically; stow: as, to pack a chest or a hamper.To arrange or dispose with a view to future use and activity; especially, to prepare and put up in suitable vessels for preservation, or in a form suitable for market: as, to pack herrings; to pack pork, fruit, eggs, etc.In hydrotherapy, to envelop (the body or some part of it) in wet cloths, which may be covered over with dry ones.To stuff an interstice or space with something that will render it air-, vapor-, or water-tight; make air-tight, steam-tight, etc., by stuffing: as, to pack a joint, or the piston of a steam-engine.To force or press down or together firmly; compact, as snow, ice, earth, sand, or any loose or floating material.To assemble or bring together closely and compactly; crowd, as persons in a room or a vehicle.To bring together, arrange with, or manipulate (cards, persons, facts, statements, etc.) so as to serve one's own purposes; manipulate.To bring together (the persons who are to constitute some deliberative body) improperly and corruptly, with the view of promoting or deciding in favor of some particular interest or party: as, to pack a jury; to pack a committee.To carry on the back; transport on the backs of men or beasts.To load with a pack or packs.To send off or away summarily; specifically, to dismiss or discharge from one's employment: with off, away, etc.: as, to pack off an impudent servant.To engage in putting together or stowing goods, etc., in packs, bundles, bales, boxes, barrels, etc., for transportation or storage.In mining, to strike light blows on the edge of the keeve, so as to assist the separation of the ore from the veinstone. See toss.To admit of being stowed or put together in an orderly arrangement in small compass: as, the goods pack well.To settle into a compact mass; become compacted or firmly pressed: as, wet snow packs readily.To gather together in packs, flocks, or bands: as, the grouse begin to pack.To depart in haste, as when summarily dismissed; be off at once: generally with off, away, etc.n. An agreement or compact; a pact.To form a pact; especially, to confederate for bad purposes; join in collusion.To plot; contrive fraudulently.To join in collusion; ally for some bad purpose.Intimate; confidential; “thick.”n. In tanning, a workmen's name for a lot of hides placed in the same pit to undergo the liming process.To have in one's baggage, that is, in one's possession; possess.To transport goods as a business: as, to pack over the trail.n. A moccasin made of hide prepared with tallow and wax, used by various North American Indian tribes.n. A heavy felt or waterproof half-boot worn by loggers in the lumber-camps in winter.