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

Origin and Etymology of haversack

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


First Known Use: 1711


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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