from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A bag made of sturdy material and furnished with shoulder straps, designed for carrying articles such as camping supplies on the back.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A case of canvas or leather, for carrying items on the back.
- v. To go hiking while burdened with a knapsack, usually overnight (or longer.)
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A case of canvas, leather, nylon, or other sturdy fabric, fitted with straps, for carrying on the back the food, clothing, or other supplies for a soldier or a traveler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A case or bag of leather or strong cloth for carrying a soldier's necessaries, closely strapped to the back between the shoulders; hence, any case or bag for similar use.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder
Her old knapsack is ready with good luck talismans, the Christmas and birthday cards from him and a minimum amount of clothes and cosmetics.
He steals a knapsack from the trusting Pedro, and with that he heads off to find the father, a bearish dishwasher, and to exploit the prospect of someone else to rob.
If there is no solution, then we call knapsack (s, i + 1) to see if there is a solution that does not use wi.
I can only imagine his knapsack is full of lube and anal beads and ticklers and handcuffs and shit.
I can only imagine his knapsack is full of dildos and anal beads and ticklers and handcuffs and shit.
And Michele’s Hello Kitty knapsack is pretty cute.
Slung to the knapsack are the cooking kettle and the hatchet, with which the wood to kindle the nightly fire and build the nightly hut is to be cut down.
In his knapsack were a cotton suit and a change of underwear.
The edge of my guard-bed was my seat to study in, my knapsack was my bookcase, and a board lying on my lap was my desk.
We marched about ten miles, with a portable bureau or what you might call a knapsack on our backs, before one o'clock that day, to the Centerville race course.
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