Definition of packet :
1. A small pack or package; a little bundle or parcel; as, a packet of letters.
2. Originally, a vessel employed by government to convey dispatches or mails; hence, a vessel employed in conveying dispatches, mails, passengers, and goods, and having fixed days of sailing; a mail boat.
3. To make up into a packet or bundle.
4. To ply with a packet or dispatch boat.
5. To send in a packet or dispatch vessel.
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- There's only one packet." - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
- But the Time of his leaving England, his coming in a Packet, the Company which came with him, and the greater Indulgencies granted to him in New York than had been allowd to others fixed a suspicion of him in the Minds of well disposd Persons which could not be removd. - "The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4", Samuel Adams.
- He made one packet of them all and handed it to Lory. - "The Isle of Unrest", Henry Seton Merriman.