meat packer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n meat packer a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
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Usage

In literature:

The packers' much heralded Stefansson stunt of living a year on an exclusive meat diet was a discreditable fake.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
The meat packers asked for a hearing and by vote of the convention ten minutes were allowed them to present their case.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Meat packers will tell you that nowadays they save everything but the pig's last dying squeal.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
Only meat packers, canners, millers, egg packers, ginners, etc., whose business was small, were exempted.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
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In news:

Meat packer gave CFIA wrong info.
Meat packer to pay $317M over abuse, recall.
Meat packer sues ABC News for 'pink slime' defamation.
The discovery of a loaded gun in a box of ribs shipped to a Rosewell, N.M. By a Greeley meat packer has triggered a criminal investigation.
In the mid-'50s, when pro football was just beginning to get its meat hooks into the psyche and pocketbooks of the American public, the rest of the NFL owners were putting the squeeze on the Green Bay Packers to move to Milwaukee.
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