Definition of haversack in English:
A small, sturdy bag carried on the back or over the shoulder, used especially by soldiers and hikers.
- They walked with their webbing packed full of ammunition and in their haversacks they carried five days' bully beef and biscuits and a minimum of personal gear.
- Over one shoulder he carried a haversack full of food.
- Wearing wool uniforms and carrying haversacks and rifles that can weigh up to 30 pounds, they will march for miles under an oftentimes blazing summer sun.