noun Older Use.
- griqualand east,
- griqualand west
Origin of gripsack
Examples from the Web for gripsack
During the introductions in the drawing-room, Mr. Marion came into the hall, with his gripsack in his hand.In League with Israel|Annie F. Johnston
In this apartment he found an old travelling-bag, or gripsack, hanging on a nail.
Now, Tuttle, set down that there keister of yours—that gripsack—and listen.Local Color|Irvin S. Cobb
"It is time to go," I said to myself; and descending, I hurried to my hotel and packed a gripsack.
Burns wanted to put the gripsack on another animal, but Churchill held on to it, carrying it on his saddle-pommel.Lost Face|Jack London