ky·​ack ˈkī-ˌak How to pronounce kyack (audio)
: a packsack to be swung on either side of a packsaddle

Word History


origin unknown

First Known Use

1901, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of kyack was in 1901

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“Kyack.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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