Definition of Packthreads

1. packthread [n] - See also: packthread



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Packthreads

packness
packnesses
packrat
packrats
packrattery
packs
packs fudge
packs heat
packs on
packsack
packsacks
packsaddle
packsaddles
packshot
packthread
packthreads (current term)
packtong
packwax
packwaxes
packway
packways
paclitaxel
paclitaxels
paco
pacos
pacquet
pact
pacta
pactamycin
paction

Literary usage of Packthreads

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1. The Philosophical Transactions and Collections, to the End of the Year 1700 by Royal Society (Great Britain), John Lowthorp, Henry Jones, John Eames, John Martyn (1734)
"... to counter-balance the packthreads, which going from the Top of the Rings or ... by the fide of the Loom, are fattened other packthreads called Simples, ..."

2. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...Sports (1800)
"... as in the figure; then they put packthreads into the bottom of the net, ... packthreads ought to be about two feet and a half, or three feet long, ..."

3. The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or, The Country Gentleman's Companion, in All ...Sports (1735)
"... live birds tied to the packthreads, are termed calls. ... near one another, packthreads of about four or five fathom, to which they ..."

4. Travels Into Several Remote Nations of the World by Jonathan Swift (1894)
"And to this purpose several packthreads were let down with small weights at the ... On these packthreads the People strung their Petitions, which mounted up ..."

5. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"Perhaps the English will pacify the Russian Catin for me; tie her, with packthreads, bribes and intrigues, from stirring ? Wait, watch ! ..."

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