haversack

noun hav·er·sack \ ˈha-vər-ˌsak \

Definition of haversack

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

Origin and Etymology of haversack

French havresac, from German Habersack bag for oats, from Haber oats + Sack bag


HAVERSACK Defined for Kids

haversack

noun hav·er·sack \ ˈha-vər-ˌsak \

Definition of haversack for Students

: a bag worn over one shoulder for carrying supplies


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