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  • noun Plural form of packthread.

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Examples

  • And to this purpose several packthreads were let down with small weights at the bottom.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • On these packthreads the people strung their petitions, which mounted up directly like the scraps of paper fastened by school boys at the end of the string that holds their kite.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • He ordered many packthreads to be let down, yet not a person offered to send up a petition, but instead thereof very bold demands, the redress of all their grievances, great immunities, the choice of their own governor, and other like exorbitances.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • Gulliver, in Lilliput, tied down by a thousand packthreads.

    The Life of Friedrich Schiller Comprehending an Examination of His Works

  • And to this purpose, several packthreads were let down, with small weights at the bottom.

    Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

  • On these packthreads the people strung their petitions, which mounted up directly, like the scraps of paper fastened by school boys at the end of the string that holds their kite.

    Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World

  • And to this purpose, several packthreads were let down, with small weights at the bottom.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • On these packthreads the people strung their petitions, which mounted up directly, like the scraps of paper fastened by school boys at the end of the string that holds their kite.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • And to this purpose, several packthreads were let down, with small weights at the bottom.

    Gulliver's Travels

  • On these packthreads the people strung their petitions, which mounted up directly, like the scraps of paper fastened by school boys at the end of the string that holds their kite.

    Gulliver's Travels

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