noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1901 a packsack to be swung on either side of a packsaddle

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  • Kyack — Ky ack (k[imac] [a^]k), n. 1. A pack sack to be swung on either side of a packsaddle. [Western U. S.] 2. A {kayak}. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kyack — Kyack, Art lederner Boote, deren man sich in den Nordländern bedient, u. die, wenn man vor dem Eis nicht weiterfahren kann, zusammengerollt u. über das Eis geschleppt werden …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • kyack — ☆ kyack [kī′ak΄ ] n. [< ?] West a kind of packsack consisting of two sacklike containers swung on either side of a packsaddle …   English World dictionary

  • kyack — kyack1 /kuy ak/, n. kayak. kyack2 /kuy ak/, n. a type of packsack that consists of two connected sacks and is hung on either side of a packsaddle. [1900 05, Amer.; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • kyack — ky·ack …   English syllables

  • kyack — ky•ack [[t]ˈkaɪ æk[/t]] n. two connected sacks designed to hang on either side of a packsaddle • Etymology: 1900–05, amer.; orig. uncert …   From formal English to slang

  • kyack — ˈkīˌak also īˌyak noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a packsack to be swung on either side of a packsaddle …   Useful english dictionary

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  • gagswitch — The fleshy bit at the back of your throat that makes you go kyack! when you stick things too far into your mouth. Kyack! Nope I can t eat a carrot in one bite! …   Dictionary of american slang

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