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 Havering (Essex).Havock. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Haversack.
 
Strictly speaking is a bag to carry oats in. (See HAVER-CAKES.) It now means a soldier’s ration-bag slung from the shoulder; a gunner’s leather-case for carrying charges.   1
 


 Havering (Essex).Havock. 

 
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