send packing

Definitions

  • "I would not send 'em Bibles and whiskey packed in one wagon."
    "I would not send 'em Bibles and whiskey packed in one wagon."
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v send packing stop associating with "They dropped her after she had a child out of wedlock"
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Idioms

Send someone packing - If you send someone packing, you send them away, normally when they want something from you.
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Usage

In literature:

I will pack up some of the boys' books, and send them.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
Go thou and sleep if thou 'rt sleepy, but come not creeping after me again, or I'll send thee packing!
"Standish of Standish" by Jane G. Austin
I'll send that Ramsey packing tomorrow.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
Let me see the young hussy, and I'll send her packing!
"'Me and Nobbles'" by Amy Le Feuvre
She would send her trunk by the express, and she left the table directly to go and pack it.
"The Peterkin Papers" by Lucretia P Hale
We can pack our bags and leave them here, and Mr. Sadler will send for them.
"The Associate Hermits" by Frank R. Stockton
She sends him packing.
"A Syllabus of Kentucky Folk-Songs" by Hubert G. Shearin
She might pack up a few and send to me.
"Hester's Counterpart" by Jean K. Baird
You can pack her things and send them after her.
"Penny of Top Hill Trail" by Belle Kanaris Maniates
Then I'll send my man here to pack up whatever of my belongings are worth having.
"Uncle Sam's Boys as Sergeants" by H. Irving Hancock
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In poetry:

Slavery's hounds are on your track,
Hungry, fierce, and vengeful pack;
Send them howling, hellward back.
Down with Slavery!
"A Battle-Cry" by Alfred Gibbs Campbell
"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.
The first wave of full-featured Internet phones sends Ma Bell packing.
White Sox send Ohman packing.
New rule could send some insurers packing.
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.
At the Pony Express Pack and Ship you can send packages, print fliers, even drop off your cleaning.
Despite the incredibly high divorce rate in this country, I am quite confident that my wife will never send me packing.
New Orleans cuts a deal with the Thunder and sends Tyson Chandler packing.
Let me count the whys we should send this smug, vapid, preppie packing: power, sex, and religion.
Rain squall , spawned by Isaac, sends beachgoers packing.
Cub Scout Pack 32 recently collected food, toiletry items, and other goods to send to the troops overseas.
Former teammate helps send VU women packing unusually early.
Surfy was able to get 64 percent of the votes to send Dooma packing and looking for the next rumor to break.
Sending the Bags Packing.
Local volunteers are packing shoe boxes with gifts to send to children around the world for Operation Christmas Child.
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In science:

If we send n to zero in the fully packed loop model only configurations with one single loop visiting all vertices exactly once survive.
Hamiltonian Cycles on Random Eulerian Triangulations
This model has the same scaling behaviour as the densely if we send n → 0 in the packed model on a random lattice .
Hamiltonian Cycles on Random Eulerian Triangulations
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