a rigid wooden or metal frame, covered with fabric and having shoulder straps, to which equipment can be strapped for carrying.
Origin of packboard
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He lashed the gas can solidly to his packboard, slipped the end of the hose into the flexible spout and wired it tight.Cat and Mouse