pack down

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The she-wolf, the young leader on her left, and the one-eyed elder on her right, led their half of the pack down to the Mackenzie River and across into the lake country to the east.
Her toothless old mouth twitched ner- vously, and when Tom grew weary and wanted to put the pack down at a street crossing, she snatched it up and if he had not prevented would have slung it across her own back.
"It never bunches, but it's inclined to pack down and make me sag."
He had put his pack down as a table, and the two of them were devouring a great pasty, and washing it down with some drink from a stone jar.
The Dragons' back-row forward looks set to pack down against England at Twickenham on Sunday, when Wales step up their tournament preparations.
We wanted to go there and continue chasing the pack down, which we did."
Old Wheatleyans pack down against Harbury PICTURE: CINDY RAWLINGS
Versatility could be another factor with Harris able to pack down either side of the scrum.
The two nations will pack down tomorrow and Wednesday in a fallow week in the Six Nations and England captain Dylan Hartley promised there would be no holding back.
the ankle with a leathery drape which dust up and pack down in cyclical
The Royal Marines Commando plays primarily at No 8 but can also pack down on the blindside flank, renowned primarily for his ball-carrying and handling ability.
The six-strong team eventually managed to pack down the beach at 7.30pm - having rescued the 32 stricken bathers between 6pm and 7.15pm.