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 for packed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pack \Pack\ (p[a^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Packed (p[a^]kt); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Packing.] [Akin to D. pakken, G. packen, Dan.
     pakke, Sw. packa, Icel. pakka. See Pack, n.]
     1. To make a pack of; to arrange closely and securely in a
        pack; hence, to place and arrange compactly as in a pack;
        to press into close order or narrow compass; as, to pack
        goods in a box; to pack fish.
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              Strange materials packed up with wonderful art.
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              Where . . . the bones
              Of all my buried ancestors are packed. --Shak.
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     2. To fill in the manner of a pack, that is, compactly and
        securely, as for transportation; hence, to fill closely or
        to repletion; to stow away within; to cause to be full; to
        crowd into; as, to pack a trunk; the play, or the
        audience, packs the theater.
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     3. To shuffle, sort and arrange (the cards) in a pack so as
        to secure the game unfairly; to stack[3] (the deck).
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              And mighty dukes pack cards for half a crown.
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     4. Hence: To bring together or make up unfairly and
        fraudulently, in order to secure a certain result; to
        stack[3]; as, to pack a jury or a caucus.
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              The expected council was dwindling into . . . a
              packed assembly of Italian bishops.   --Atterbury.
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     5. To contrive unfairly or fraudulently; to plot. [Obs.]
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              He lost life . . . upon a nice point subtilely
              devised and packed by his enemies.    --Fuller.
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     6. To load with a pack; hence, to load; to encumber; as, to
        pack a horse.
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              Our thighs packed with wax, our mouths with honey.
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     7. To cause to go; to send away with baggage or belongings;
        esp., to send away peremptorily or suddenly; to send
        packing; -- sometimes with off; as, to pack a boy off to
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              He . . . must not die
              Till George be packed with post horse up to heaven.
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     8. To transport in a pack, or in the manner of a pack (i. e.,
        on the backs of men or beasts). [Western U.S.]
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     9. (Hydropathy) To envelop in a wet or dry sheet, within
        numerous coverings. See Pack, n., 5.
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     10. (Mech.) To render impervious, as by filling or
         surrounding with suitable material, or to fit or adjust
         so as to move without giving passage to air, water, or
         steam; as, to pack a joint; to pack the piston of a steam
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     11. To cover, envelop, or protect tightly with something;
         specif. (Hydropathy), to envelop in a wet or dry sheet,
         within numerous coverings.
         [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  packed \packed\ adj.
     1. Same as jammed.
     Syn: full, jammed, jam-packed.
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     2. Crowded; as, the theater was packed.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: filled to capacity; "a suitcase jammed with dirty
             clothes"; "stands jam-packed with fans"; "a packed
             theater" [syn: jammed, jam-packed, packed]
      2: pressed together or compressed; "packed snow"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  175 Moby Thesaurus words for "packed":
     SRO, aground, alive with, anchored, awash, bloated, blocked, bound,
     brimful, brimming, bristling, bulging, bursting, capacity, caught,
     chained, chock-full, choked, choked up, chuck-full, clogged,
     clogged up, close, close-knit, close-textured, close-woven,
     compact, compacted, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed,
     congested, consolidated, constipated, cooked, cooked-up, costive,
     cram-full, crammed, crammed full, crawling, crowded, crowding,
     cut out, cut-and-dried, cut-and-dry, dense, distended, doctored,
     drenched, engineered, farci, fast, fastened, filled,
     filled to overflowing, firm, fixed, flush, foul, fouled, full,
     full to bursting, gluey, glutted, gorged, groaning, grounded, hard,
     heavy, held, high and dry, hyperemic, impacted, impenetrable,
     impermeable, in profusion, in spate, in the bag, inextricable,
     infarcted, jam-packed, jammed, juggled, lavish, loaded,
     manipulated, massive, moored, nonporous, obstipated, obstructed,
     on ice, overblown, overburdened, overcharged, overfed, overflowing,
     overfraught, overfreighted, overfull, overladen, overloaded,
     overstocked, overstuffed, oversupplied, overweighted,
     packed like sardines, planned, plenary, plethoric, plotted,
     plugged, plugged up, populous, prearranged, preconcerted,
     precontrived, premeditated, preordered, prodigal, profuse,
     proliferating, prolific, put-up, ready to burst, replete, rife,
     rigged, round, running over, satiated, saturated, schemed, serried,
     set-up, soaked, solid, stacked, standing room only, stopped,
     stopped up, stranded, stuck, stuck fast, studded, stuffed,
     stuffed up, substantial, superabundant, supercharged,
     supersaturated, surcharged, surfeited, swarming, swollen, teeming,
     tethered, thick, thick as hail, thick with, thick-coming,
     thick-growing, thickset, thronged, thronging, tied, topful,
     transfixed, viscid, viscose, viscous, wedged, with

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