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  • n  a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

  • Last week as they edged ahead through central Eritrea each Sikh wore a turban on his head, obediently dangled a British helmet from his haversack.
  • So he came to London with about 25, a cardboard suitcase and a haversack full of books to practice his trade of being a poet and philosopher.
  • Standard equipment for each Royal Flying Corps plane in 1914 was: two revolvers, four pairs of field glasses, a roll of tools, a water bottle, a small stove and a haversack of .
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  • Going to Camp…The Old School Way
    Ninety-three years ago when the first Boy Scouts came to Goose Pond for summer camp, most of them arrived in Lake Ariel by train from Scranton and then hiked the six miles from the station to camp carrying what they would need for about two weeks in a haversack.
    July 4, 2013 - The Wayne Independent

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