adjective see knapsack

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • knapsacked — …   Useful english dictionary

  • knapsack — knapsacked, adj. /nap sak /, n. a canvas, nylon, or leather bag for clothes, food, and other supplies, carried on the back by soldiers, hikers, etc. [1595 1605; < LG knappsack, equiv. to knapp a bite (of food) + sack SACK1; cf. dial. E knap to… …   Universalium

  • knapsack — noun Etymology: Low German knappsack or Dutch knapzak, from Low German & Dutch knappen to make a snapping noise, eat + Low German sack or Dutch zak sack Date: 1603 a bag (as of canvas or nylon) strapped on the back and used for carrying supplies… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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