packsack

noun
pack·​sack | \ ˈpak-ˌsak How to pronounce packsack (audio) \

Definition of packsack

: a case (as of canvas) held on the back by shoulder straps and used to carry gear especially when traveling on foot

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Examples of packsack in a Sentence

she spent weeks traveling across Europe and living out of a packsack

First Known Use of packsack

1851, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of packsack was in 1851

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“Packsack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/packsack. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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