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Definitions of packet:

part of speech: noun

A small package: a despatch vessel, so called from its carrying the packets of letters: a vessel plying regularly between ports.

part of speech: noun

A small pack or parcel of loose papers or letters; a vessel regularly sailing between two or more ports for the conveyance of letters, passengers, and light goods; also called a packet- boat or packet- ship.

part of speech: noun

A small bundle or parcel; a vessel sailing between two or more ports at regular periods, and carrying passengers. Mails, and merchandise.

part of speech: verb transitive

To bind in a packet or parcel.

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