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 Dictionary entry overview: What does haversack mean? 

  The noun HAVERSACK has 1 sense:

1. a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

  Familiarity information: HAVERSACK used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1haversack [BACK TO TOP]


A bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects


back pack; backpack; haversack; knapsack; packsack; rucksack

Hypernyms ("haversack" is a kind of...):

bag (a flexible container with a single opening)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "haversack"):

kit bag; kitbag (a knapsack (usually for a soldier))

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