What does the word packet mean?

Usage examples for packet

  1. I muttered, as he handed me a sealed packet. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. She received the little packet with only a half- uttered, low, suppressed word of thanks. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  3. He pointed lightly to the place where the packet lay. – When Love Calls by Stanley J. Weyman