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for To send packing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pack \Pack\, v. i.
1. To make up packs, bales, or bundles; to stow articles
securely for transportation.
2. 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.
3. To gather in flocks or schools; as, the grouse or the
perch begin to pack. [Eng.]
4. To depart in haste; -- generally with off or away.
Poor Stella must pack off to town --Swift.
You shall pack,
And never more darken my doors again. --Tennyson.
5. To unite in bad measures; to confederate for ill purposes;
to join in collusion. [Obs.] "Go pack with him." --Shak.
To send packing, to drive away; to send off roughly or in
disgrace; to dismiss unceremoniously. "The parliament . .
. presently sent him packing." --South.
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