Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A saddle on which loads can be secured.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The saddle of a pack-animal, made to be loaded with packs or burdens, and furnished with straps, hooks, and rings sewed to it for securing the packs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A saddle to which loads can be attached.
  • See under 2d pack.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A saddle designed to secure and carry goods on the back of an animal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a saddle for pack animals to which loads can be attached

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The more civilised make up of canvass or "gunny bags" stuffed with hay and provided with cross bars, a rude packsaddle, which is admirably calculated to gall the animal's back.

    First Footsteps in East Africa

  • The more civilised make up of canvass or “gunny bags” stuffed with hay and provided with cross bars, a rude packsaddle, which is admirably calculated to gall the animal’s back.

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • ~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~ en tout cas = in any case; façon de parler = so to speak; à peu près = almost, more or less; le français (m) = French; l'anglais (m) = English; le bât (m) = packsaddle

    faux amis - French Word-A-Day

  • We try to limit 180 pounds to each packhorse not including the packsaddle and pads.

    Why do you love or hate camping?

  • Etymology: French, from Middle French soumelier official charged with transportation of supplies, from Old French, pack animal driver, probably alteration of * sommerier, from somier pack animal, from Medieval Latin saugmarius, from Late Latin sagma packsaddle — more at sumpter

    Sommelier on the Half Shell

  • We try to limit 180 pounds to each packhorse not including the packsaddle and pads.

    Why do you love or hate camping?

  • ~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~ en tout cas = in any case; façon de parler = so to speak; à peu près = almost, more or less; le français (m) = French; l'anglais (m) = English; le bât (m) = packsaddle

    French Word-A-Day:

  • ~~~~~~~~~French Vocabulary~~~~~~~~ en tout cas = in any case; façon de parler = so to speak; à peu près = almost, more or less; le français (m) = French; l'anglais (m) = English; le bât (m) = packsaddle

    faux amis

  • Idalia tethered the mare once more, and turned to help Kellen with the packsaddle.

    Tran Siberian

  • He looped it around his unruly hair, then picked up the heavy wooden packsaddle, and followed Idalia outside.

    Tran Siberian

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