Definition of packsaddle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpakˌsadl/


chiefly North American
A horse’s saddle designed for supporting packs.
Example sentences
  • Prices were strongest for RM's horse riding gear - a packsaddle brought more than $5,000, leather stirrups $1,100, and a pair of spurs sold for more than $900.
  • It was fastened to a packsaddle on the back of my grandma's favorite mare.
  • We turned and headed back the way we had come, the camels crashing down the mulga like portable scrub clearing engines mounted with packsaddles and water jerry cans.

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Syllabification: pack·sad·dle

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