1) A coarse material used to wrap up the packs carried by pack animals, particularly wool.
1394-5 Item pro xxvj ulnis canaby emptis pro pacclathis xijs iijd, Whitby
1539 I witto John Taliour my sone all the wooll in the pake clothe with the pakclothe, Woodkirk
1642 For selling of woll ... It was weighed in the hall, the packe-cloath beinge layd against the skreene
it was weighed all in single stones, Elmswell
1742 wool packed up in packs of canvas commonly called packcloth ... stamped or marked on the outside with the word wool in large letters 3 inches in length, Rawcliffe.