from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Southwestern U.S. A packsaddle made of a stuffed leather pad.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A kind of packsaddle formerly used in the American military and among the Spanish Americans, made of leather stuffed with hay, moss, or the like.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of pack saddle used in the American military service and among the Spanish Americans. It is made of leather stuffed with hay, moss, or the like.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of Mexican saddle formed of leather cushions stuffed with hay, used in the western United States.
American Spanish, from Spanish, equipment, from aparejar, to prepare, from Vulgar Latin *appariculāre; see apparel.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)