be packing (heat)

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be packing (heat)

To have one or more firearms, especially handguns, currently on one's person. I wouldn't go near that guy if I were you. I hear he's packing! I make sure I'm always packing heat when I go through this part of town.
See also: packing
References in classic literature ?
The duck, who was packing the trunk, said, "Come in
murmured the Doctor; and he took a book out of the trunk which Dab- Dab was packing and began turning the pages.
I remember, at the end of the twenty-eight- mile portage across Chilcoot from Dyea Beach to Lake Linderman, I was packing up with the Indians and out-packing many an Indian.
It's very stupid, but it'll pass off," said Anna quickly, and she bent her flushed face over a tiny bag in which she was packing a nightcap and some cambric handkerchiefs.