packthread
packthread packthread, pack thread pack thread . A strong three-ply thread or small twine used to sew or tie packs or packages. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • packthread — [pak′thred΄] n. strong, thick thread or twine for tying bundles, packages, etc …   English World dictionary

  • packthread — noun Date: 14th century strong thread or small twine used for sewing or tying packs or parcels …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • packthread — packthreaded, adj. /pak thred /, n. a strong thread or twine for sewing or tying up packages. [1300 50; ME pakthrede. See PACK1, THREAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • packthread — n. strong twine for tying packages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • packthread — pack•thread [[t]ˈpækˌθrɛd[/t]] n. a strong thread or twine for sewing or tying up packages • Etymology: 1300–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • packthread — n. stout thread for sewing or tying up packs …   Useful english dictionary

  • pack thread — packthread packthread, pack thread pack thread . A strong three ply thread or small twine used to sew or tie packs or packages. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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