packsaddle

[pak-sad-l]
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Origin of packsaddle

First recorded in 1350–1400, packsaddle is from the Middle English word pakke saddil. See pack1, saddle
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Related Words for packsaddle

seat, pillion, howdah, packsaddle

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British Dictionary definitions for packsaddle

packsaddle

noun
  1. a saddle hung with packs, equipment, etc, used on a pack animal
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Word Origin and History for packsaddle
n.

also pack-saddle, "saddle for supporting packs on the back of a mount," late 14c., pakke sadil; from pack (n.) + saddle (n.).

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