gripsack

[grip-sak]
noun Older Use.
a traveling bag; grip.

Origin:
1875–80, Americanism; grip + sack1

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The blanket securely strapped and the leather gripsack seemed favorite packages for the precious metals.
His gripsack was open, showing good clothing and belongings and medicine bottles.
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