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pa‚ÄČker

  • n  a workman employed to pack things into containers
  • n  a wholesaler in the meat-packing business
  • n  a hiker who wears a backpack

  • The other Big Three packer, Wilson, shut down in 1955.
  • Acting on protests from packers, the court held that packers who handle only fresh beef (about 15% of the industry) are losing money in the price squeeze, losses which are not .
  • This permits the packer to live off a very low markup, or none at all, on the meat itself; e.
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  • Brett Favre in Los Angeles Times
    Packer fans cheer for Packers first, I know that,Favre said. "I hope that everyone watching in the stadium tonight said, 'You know, I sure hate that that joker's on the other side. But he does play the way he's always played in his...
  • Jim Doyle in Chicago Daily Herald
    Like all Packer fans, I am thrilled that Brett Favre will return to action next year for the green and gold,Gov. Jim Doyle said in a statement. "Brett Favre's tremendous work ethic and willingness to go out and play hard every day...

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