(redirected from body packer)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to body packer: body packer syndrome, Body Stuffer

COURIER. One who is sent on some public occasion as an express, to bear despatches, letters, and other papers.
     2. Couriers sent by an ambassador or other public minister, are protected from arrest or molestation. Vattel, liv. 4, c. 9, Sec. 123.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
References in periodicals archive ?
Body packers ingest drug packets, commonly consisting of a latex sheath, such as a condom or balloon, filled with tightly packed illicit drugs.
Human body packers are smugglers who swallow large quantities of accurately sealed packets containing about 10 g of cocaine (pure or mixed with other substances).
Body packers may present with signs and symptoms of drug toxicity resulting from ruptured/leaking packages or gastrointestinal obstruction or perforation.