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pack heat

To have one or more firearms, especially handguns, currently on one's person. Everyone in that gang packs heat, so I'd steer clear of them if I were you! I make sure I'm always packing heat when I go through this part of town.
See also: heat, pack

pack heat

carry a gun. North American informal
See also: heat, pack
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People magazine reports that prominent New Yorkers from the entertainment industry are packing heat.
Some of the faculty had commented that they couldn't imagine anything worse than students packing heat while they were handing out grades," Falwell told the newspaper.
Try to imagine the good folks of Mayberry packing heat and returning fire, and you'll have some idea how truly bizarre this street scene appears.
The Zen slips into a pocket like a polished pebble without snagging your clothing or giving the impression you are packing heat.
The identity of the figure's captors is ambiguous, though clues from several works on paper suggest, alternately, simian thugs and menacing, red-eyed creatures packing heat.
You'll step from your vehicle like Clint Eastwood packing heat, look your patch of renegade flora square in the petals, and watch as every leafy tendril quivers in fear.
If you are serious about packing heat (legally) on hunts through the woods and across time prairie, opportunities abound.