She stood before the news cameras on the courthouse steps wearing a belted black raincoat in a light drizzle.
I parked the stroller at the base of the metal slide and wrestled Julia in her bulky snowsuit out of the belted contraption.
And then she belted the second half of the song while doing a full-on contemporary dance.
A belted gown is the trend right now, and Chelsea was wearing it perfectly.
The songs, which have creaky titles like “All that Razz” and “Hooray for What's-not-good,” are belted out with pitchy gusto.
The belted plaid was a piece of tartan two yards in breadth, and four in length.
Placed under the sacred charge of a king, and a belted knight, has she—oh!
Richard wore a rose-colored tunic of satin, belted with jewels.
I marvel that you can make such proposals to any belted knight!'
They were clad in shirt waists, belted trousers and leggings, and wore broad hats of a masculine type.
Old English belt "belt, girdle," from Proto-Germanic *baltjaz (cf. Old High German balz, Old Norse balti, Swedish bälte), an early Germanic borrowing from Latin balteus "girdle, sword belt," said by Varro to be an Etruscan word.
As a mark of rank or distinction, mid-14c.; references to boxing championship belts date from 1812. Mechanical sense is from 1795. Transferred sense of "broad stripe encircling something" is from 1660s. Below the belt "unfair" (1889) is from pugilism. To get something under (one's) belt is to get it into one's stomach. To tighten (one's) belt "endure privation" is from 1887.
early 14c., "to fasten or gird with a belt," from belt (n.). Meaning "to thrash as with a belt" is 1640s; general sense of "to hit, thrash" is attested from 1838. Colloquial meaning "to sing or speak vigorously" is from 1949. Related: Belted; belting. Hence (from the "thrash with a belt" sense) the noun meaning "a blow or stroke" (1899).