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packframe

[pak-freym] /ˈpækˌfreɪm/
noun
1.
a framework, usually of lightweight metal tubing, that supports a backpack on the wearer, often by curved extensions that fit over the shoulders.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; pack1 + frame
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packframe

/ˈpækˌfreɪm/
noun
1.
(mountaineering) a light metal frame with shoulder straps, used for carrying heavy or awkward loads
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