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Definition of "kyack" []

  • A packsack that hangs on either side of a packsaddle. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kyack" in a sentence
  • "Captain Steward sent back a message that he had to stay where he was because "his kyack was bigger than their kyacks.""
  • "The contents of the kyack meant _life_ to herself and to Ben, -- deliverance and safety when all seemed lost."
  • "In the kyack of venison lay her own and her lover's safety: it contained enough nutritious food to sustain them until the fall rains could swell the Yuga and enable them to escape down to the Indian encampment."
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