snapsack

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Schnappsack and similar Northern Sami word.

NounEdit

snapsack (plural snapsacks)

  1. (obsolete) A knapsack.
    • 1692–1717, Robert South, Twelve Sermons Preached upon Several Occasions, volume (please specify |volume=I to VI), 6th edition, London: [] J[ames] Bettenham, for Jonah Bowyer, [], published 1727, OCLC 21766567:
      a soldier who had filled his snapsack

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for snapsack in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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