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Synonyms for haversack

a bag carried by a strap on your back or shoulder

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Or first party logistics, as Haversack Logistics is calling itself.
Look around you and look at your kids struggling to school with great big haversacks on their backs.
I told him John was a nice bloke, but discretion being the better part of valour, we picked up our haversacks and walked to work in East Moors Road.
On summer weekends, before we all had cars, trails of eager young people in hiking boots and thick woollen socks, under huge misshapen haversacks, plodded on pale legs over the winding road, down to Llanberis lake and onto the fields beneath Snowdon, which would be turned orange and green and white and red by hundreds of triangular tents with a pole at each end and a flap at the front, where breakfast was fried over a small fire.
He said: "I've had to stuff three haversacks full of luggage into our main suitcases including all our valuable items like i-pods and Walkmans but I suppose that's reasonable.
But it's these children's penguin and sheep haversacks, pounds 7, and trolleys, pounds 17, that catch the eye.
Floats, creels, haversacks, lures or spinners can be worth pounds 10 to pounds 20.
Afterwards the men went on parade in marching order, each man carrying his water bottle, with a light ration in their haversacks.
But perhaps the underlying issue was that the spread of tourism needs to be halted and that if there were to be any tourism it should encourage young people with haversacks to walk through the jungle, sleep in palm frond huts and spend very little.
Contestants answering 2, 5 or 9 questions correctly will be eligible to win scores of exciting prizes like haversacks, watches, Nike sports bag and many more.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Haversacks Synthetic Disruptive Pattern
Haversacks were easy to get, but razors were scarce.
I used to see these guys, haversacks over their shoulders, trudging down the road in the early morning - it was like the march of the damned - then, when the whistle went, they'd come flying back up the street with a spring in their step," said the 51-year-old, who now lives in Riding Mill, Northumberland, with partner Shirleyann.
A clutch of weeping tourists from Spain, Italy and Britain, also barefoot, huddled together holding bottles of water and haversacks.