Definition of Packway

1. n. A path, as over mountains, followed by pack animals.



Definition of Packway

1. Noun. A path, as over mountains, followed by pack animals. ¹

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Definition of Packway

1. a narrow path for packhorses [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Packway

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packs
packs fudge
packs heat
packs on
packsack
packsacks
packsaddle
packsaddles
packshot
packthread
packthreads
packtong
packwax
packwaxes
packway (current term)
packways
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paclitaxels
paco
pacos
pacquet
pact
pacta
pactamycin
paction
pactional
pactioned
pactions
pactitious

Literary usage of Packway

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1. A Glossary of Words Used in East Anglia by Walter Rye, Robert Forby (1895)
"A gate on a packway, which often lies through inclosed grounds. ... packway. A narrow way by which goods could be conveyed only on pack-horses ; now a foot ..."

2. The History of Framlingham, in the County of Suffolk: Including Brief by Robert Hawes, Robert Loder (1798)
"... towards the South, and upon the packway towards the North. 3A. OR. op. ... and packway towards the Eaft, ..."

3. The Archaeological Journal by Council, British Archaeological Association, Central Committee (1890)
"This way is described as the packway, between Wangford Cross and Wangford Green. No better arrangement could be made for a good rest before descending what ..."

4. The London Magazine by John Scott, John Taylor (1826)
"... of which such a tale may b« told, cannot be a pleasant residence. Tbe only road through the town is a packway, for carriage-road there is none. ..."

5. A New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law: For the Use of Students by Archibald Brown (1880)
"... called also a packway ; (3.) Fía, ie, a cartway (including foot Ways are either public or private, the former being open to all the king's subjects, ..."

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