To send packing

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To send packing to drive away; to send off roughly or in disgrace; to dismiss unceremoniously.
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Usage

In literature:

They are all here, and I suppose she will have to send some authorised person to have them packed.
"Phineas Redux" by Anthony Trollope
They sent off, neatly packed, all that was worth sending to Germany.
"Everyman's Land" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I'm going to pack my trunk and send it to the station before Sara has a chance to stuff half of her belongings into it.
"Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer" by Jessie Graham Flower
Later in the winter, some time in January, you can cut off these twigs and send them to me, packed as those were last year.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Second Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Tell Dilsy to pack your chest, I'll send you off to-morrow morning.
""George Washington's" Last Duel" by Thomas Nelson Page
Pack that, and send it by a porter over to the Hotel d'Amerique.
"Rollo in Rome" by Jacob Abbott
I couldn't think of anything else to send him that he could pack among his kit.
"A harum-scarum schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
Let some of the best of mine and Magdalena's things be packed up, and send the steward to provide a boat.
"Tales from the German. Volume I." by Carl Franz van der Velde
In good time I will send back a detachment to the Arkansas for the pack train.
"A Volunteer with Pike" by Robert Ames Bennet
I have packed a small Christmasbox which I intend to send home.
"L'Arrabiata and Other Tales" by Paul Heyse
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In poetry:

"Pack it up in brown paper!" the old man cried,
"And seal it with olive-and-dove.
"I command you to do it!" he added with pride,
"Nor forget, my good fellow to send her beside
"Easter Greetings, and give her my love."
"Another Acrostic ( In the style of Father William )" by Lewis Carroll

In news:

But when it threatens to send snowbirds packing weeks ahead of schedule it's time to take notice.
Parkersbug Catholic went on a 21-2 run to start the game and never looked back, sending the Paden City Lady 'Cats packing 69-21 in the second round of Region II Sectionals Feb 20 at Ritchie County High School.
Volunteers are invited to join Operation Shoebox New Jersey staff pack gift boxes and send Christmas greetings to US troops deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan at the Hillsborough YMCA on Saturday, Dec 1.
Cub Scout Pack 32 recently collected food, toiletry items, and other goods to send to the troops overseas.
Operation Christmas Child is an organization that takes shoe boxes packed with toys and hygiene products and sends them to underprivileged children around the world.
Send one in its own hard-shell case, with plenty of balled-up packing paper inside to add support.
Surfy was able to get 64 percent of the votes to send Dooma packing and looking for the next rumor to break.
Local volunteers are packing shoe boxes with gifts to send to children around the world for Operation Christmas Child.
You are sending "Defending champs sent packing" to a friend.
As Pack 44's join-Scouting night kicks off, Cubmaster Janet sends the prospective Cub Scouts outside to play games with a couple of den chiefs.
Mayflower bartender Sambonn Lek to leave U.S. Did they send Quench's beverage director packing.
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In science:

If we send n to zero in the fully packed loop model only conīŦgurations with one single loop visiting all vertices exactly once survive.
Hamiltonian Cycles on Random Eulerian Triangulations
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