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knapsack

noun

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  1. a soft-sided case designed for carrying belongings especially on the back <grabbed my knapsack from the hook and ran to catch my ride> Synonyms backpack, kit bag, pack, packsack, rucksackRelated Words haversack; carryall, carry-on, grip, handbag, holdall [chiefly British], portmanteau, suitcase, traveling bag; fanny pack, school bag, seabag; overnight bag, overnight case, weekend bag




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