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packsack

[ pak-sak ]
/ ˈpækˌsæk /
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noun

a leather or canvas carrying bag, usually one that can be strapped over the shoulder and used to carry food and personal items when a person is traveling.

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Origin of packsack

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; pack1 + sack1
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packsack
/ (ˈpækˌsæk) /

noun

US and Canadian a bag carried strapped on the back or shoulderAlso called (in Britain and certain other countries): knapsack
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