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Meaning of KNAPSACK

Pronunciation:  'nap`sak

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

KNAPSACK is a 8 letter word that starts with K.


 Synonyms: back pack, backpack, haversack, packsack, rucksack
 See Also: bag, kit bag, kitbag



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Knap"sack`\, n. [D. knapzak; knappen to eat + zak a
bag. See {Knap}, v. t., and {Sack}.]
A case of canvas or leather, for carrying on the back a
soldier's necessaries, or the clothing, etc., of a traveler.

      And each one fills his knapsack or his scrip With some
      rare thing that on the field is found.   --Drayton.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or carry a knapsack in your dream, represents your hopes, desires, and secrets. It also means the emotional baggage and responsibilities that you are carrying and weighing you down.