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  • n. Plural form of packsack.


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  • He went to his packsacks and took out his water bottle and shook it and found it empty.

    Cold Mountain

  • Sometime deep in the night, Inman took his packsacks and went into the woods beyond camp and spread his bedding within earshot of the gypsy music and the sound of voices.

    Cold Mountain

  • The hallway was packed with grimy animalmen, carrying packsacks and electric rifles.

    The Battle of Forever

  • They slung packsacks with food and the froth containers.

    Galactic Derelict

  • One secretary made the trip around the blockhouses and outposts daily with a couple of packsacks filled with gum, candy and cigarettes, which were distributed as generously as the small capacity of the sacks permitted.

    The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki Campaigning in North Russia 1918-1919

  • From the bulging packsacks a real camp supper was gotten under way.

    Buffalo Roost

  • Both carried packsacks -- the cameras, of course -- and both carried long-range rifle blasters.

    —And Devious the Line of Duty

  • Well, on the land, the Norwegians had not mobilized, as I said, but the young boys sneaked out of Oslo, through the woods and through the German lines with their skis and packsacks, and gathered into platoons where they met other boys, and the platoons gathered into companies and battalions.

    The Invasion of Norway

  • He got them all worked up and they started to rush out, slinging their packsacks over their backs and grabbing their picks.

    Making A Mine In Canada

  • Perhaps down that corridor to the right … His mind’s eye could perceive no human form in any of the chambers, but there seemed to be a strange blur among the packsacks and fardels and other baggage belonging to some lord’s train.

    Conqueror's Moon


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