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Definition of Packet
PacketPacket Pack"et, n. [F. paquet, dim. fr. LL. paccus, from the
same source as E. pack. See Pack.]
1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a
packet of letters. --Shak.
2. Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey
dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying
dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed
days of sailing; a mail boat.
Packet boat, ship, or vessel. See Packet, n., 2.
Packet day, the day for mailing letters to go by packet; or
the sailing day.
Packet note or post. See under Paper. PacketPacket Pack"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Packeted; p. pr. & vb.
1. To make up into a packet or bundle.
2. To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
Her husband Was packeted to France. --Ford.
Packet Pack"et, v. i.
To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.
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