1) A saddle adapted for supporting a pack to be carried by a pack-animal.
1398 unum equum optimum ... et j paksadyll, York
1430 Et Adć famulo meo sellas vocatas paksadyls, pakclathes, pakprykkes, York
1549 I bequeathe vnto John Chrashelaye ... one horse and paksadle, one paire of hampers, a teylde, with all other thinges belonginge vnto a packhorse, Wakefield
1680 I met a man riding on an horse and driving two horses before him with pack-saddles on, yet empty, Northowram
1713 Four Little Gallowaies with four old Pack saddles sursingles Wanties and Panyers for Coal Carriage, Sheffield.