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gripsack

[grip-sak] /ˈgrɪpˌsæk/
noun, Older Use.
1.
a traveling bag; grip.
Origin
1875-1880
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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