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haversack

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noun hav·er·sack \ˈha-vər-ˌsak\

Definition of haversack

  1. :  a bag similar to a knapsack but worn over one shoulder




HAVERSACK Defined for Kids

haversack

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noun hav·er·sack \ˈha-vər-ˌsak\

Definition of haversack for Students

  1. :  a bag worn over one shoulder for carrying supplies




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