pack·​sad·​dle | \ ˈpak-ˌsa-dᵊl How to pronounce packsaddle (audio) \

Definition of packsaddle

: a saddle designed to support loads on the backs of pack animals

Examples of packsaddle in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eric Pedersen trained the little mare to duck incoming fire, to carry a packsaddle loaded with shells and to retreat on command. Meghan Cox Gurdon, WSJ, "The Best New Children’s Books," 8 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of packsaddle

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Packsaddle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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