from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who puts up wool for the market, as into woolpacks. See woolpack.
  • noun A table having various arrangements for collecting loose wool or fleeces into bundles ready for tying and otherwise preparing for transportation.


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  • This may be expanded into Parker, a park-keeper, Packer, a wool-packer, or the medieval Porker, a swine-herd, now lost in Parker.

    The Romance of Names


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