Definition of packstaff in English:

packstaff

noun

rare, historical
  • A staff on which a pedlar supports his or her pack when resting.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas More (1478–1535), lord chancellor, humanist, and martyr. From pack + staff.

Pronunciation

packstaff

/ˈpakstɑːf//ˈpakstaf/