Definition of Packsack

1. Noun. A bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder.

Exact synonyms: Back Pack, Backpack, Haversack, Knapsack, Rucksack
Generic synonyms: Bag
Specialized synonyms: Kit Bag, Kitbag
Derivative terms: Backpack, Backpacker



Definition of Packsack

1. Noun. (Chiefly American English) A backpack, knapsack, rucksack or similar bag packed with provisions or personal items, especially as carried by a traveller or a hiker, and often slung over the shoulder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Packsack

1. a carrying bag to be worn on the back [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Packsack

packlike
packly
packman
packmate
packmates
packmen
packness
packnesses
packrat
packrats
packrattery
packs
packs fudge
packs heat
packs on
packsack (current term)
packsacks
packsaddle
packsaddles
packshot
packthread
packthreads
packtong
packwax
packwaxes
packway
packways
paclitaxel
paclitaxels
paco

Literary usage of Packsack

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Woodcraft for Women by Kathrene Sutherland (Gedney) Pinkerton (1916)
"They affirm that the packsack is easier to pack and its contents more ... They call attention to the fact that a man carrying a packsack has his head free ..."

2. The Boy Scouts' Year Book by Boy Scouts of America (1917)
"Then I long to load my packsack up and fasten down the clamp, Pull up my belt a notch or two and hit the trail for camp! When the crocuses are poking up ..."

3. Camping Out by Warren Hastings Miller (1918)
"226 The forester tent with packsack-sleeping bag . . 234 - The Esquimau tent with tent stove in tepee end . 250 Side view of the Esquimau tent 250 v Tent ..."

4. The Sportsman's Workshop by Warren Hastings Miller (1921)
"In general the packsack may be classified in two main divisions: the square or pear-shaped bag of general knapsack type, and the long, cylindrical army type ..."

5. The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes by Robert Fiske Griggs (1922)
"So I got up, packed my bed with a little clothing inside my packsack to keep h dry, and put on all my extra sweaters and coats to keep warm, ..."

6. The Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes by Robert Fiske Griggs (1922)
"Once, when we were careless enough to leave a packsack lying near a hot fumarole, we found its straps burned up in a few minutes. But our shoes had suffered ..."

7. Out of Doors by Emerson Hough (1915)
"... invented a hunting-knife, a hunting-axe, a packsack, a manner of building a campfire and a manner of pitching a tent. He made his tent open in front ..."

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