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- n. One of a pair of chairs or litters mounted on a pack animal (horse, mule, camel)
- n. A single litter mounted on a pack animal.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A chair, litter, or other contrivance fitted to the back or pack saddle of a mule for carrying travelers in mountainous districts, or for the transportation of the sick and wounded of an army.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of pannier in the form of a seat, fixed on the back of a mule or horse. for carrying travelers in mountainous districts, or sick or wounded persons.
From French cacolet. (Wiktionary)