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ˈhævǝrˌsæk

n. a small, sturdy bag carried on the back or over the shoulder, used especially by soldiers.

mid 18th cent.: from obsolete German Habersack, denoting a bag used by soldiers to carry oats as horse feed.

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Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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