gripsack

[grip-sak]

noun Older Use.

a traveling bag; grip.

Nearby words

  1. gripper,
  2. gripping,
  3. grippingly,
  4. gripple,
  5. grippy,
  6. gript,
  7. gripy,
  8. griqua,
  9. griqualand east,
  10. griqualand west

Origin of gripsack

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80; grip + sack1

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