noun Date: 14th century a saddle designed to support loads on the backs of pack animals

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  • packsaddle — n. A saddle to which loads can be attached. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • packsaddle — (n.) also pack saddle, saddle for supporting packs on the back of a mount, late 14c., pakke sadil; from PACK (Cf. pack) (n.) + SADDLE (Cf. saddle) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • packsaddle — [pak′sad΄ l] n. a saddle with fastenings to secure and balance the load carried by a pack animal …   English World dictionary

  • packsaddle — /pak sad l/, n. a saddle specifically designed for holding or supporting the load on a pack animal. [1350 1400; ME pakke saddil. See PACK1, SADDLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • packsaddle — noun A saddle designed to secure and carry goods on the back of an animal …   Wiktionary

  • packsaddle — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. mule chair, seat, cushion; see saddle …   English dictionary for students

  • packsaddle — n. saddle for transporting loads on pack animals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • packsaddle — noun chiefly N. Amer. a saddle adapted for securing the loads carried by a pack animal …   English new terms dictionary

  • packsaddle — pack•sad•dle [[t]ˈpækˌsæd l[/t]] n. a saddle designed for supporting the load on a pack animal • Etymology: 1350–1400 …   From formal English to slang

  • packsaddle — noun a saddle for pack animals to which loads can be attached • Hypernyms: ↑saddle …   Useful english dictionary

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