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also ki·ack  (kī′ăk′)
A packsack that hangs on either side of a packsaddle.

[Probably from kayak.]
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US a type of pannier, with two bags that hang on either side of a packsaddle
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(ˈkaɪ æk)

two connected sacks designed to hang on either side of a packsaddle.
[1900–05, Amer.; orig. uncertain]
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THE MEOW, LOS ANGELES The Meow is a shed in the backyard of the Los Angeles home belonging to artists Lisa Anne Auerbach and Joel Kyack. Over the past year and a half, Auerbach and Kyack have invited independent, artist-run businesses, including a tattoo parlor and a psychic, to temporarily set up shop at the Meow, rent-free, to provide goods and services to a public made up of friends, neighbors, and strangers.
The third artist-run business to occupy the Meow--a gallery run by artists Lisa Anne Auerbach and Joel Kyack that hosts small businesses as exhibitions in a roughly nine-by-eleven-foot shed--Decker's Sillishop opened on Black Friday and ran through Boxing Day, during which time shelves were continually restocked as customers purchased the tiny found sculptures.
1 Joel Kyack, Superclogger (LAXART, Hammer Museum, and various freeways around Los Angeles) This summer, a random sample of LA's commuters were treated to an unexpected puppet show from the back of a Mazda truck, with a sound track transmitted to its audience via short-range radio.