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cartridge belt

a belt of leather or webbing with loops for carrying cartridges or pockets for clips of cartridges.
Origin of cartridge belt
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Cliffe kept his place between the table legs and pulled round his cartridge-belt.

    The Coast of Adventure Harold Bindloss
  • He stood in his trousers and shirt, with his cartridge-belt in his hand.

    Whispering Smith Frank H. Spearman
  • On service the Springfield carbine (which is clumsy) and a cartridge-belt slung diagonally complete equipment.

    From Sea to Sea Rudyard Kipling
  • No, but my cartridge-belt is on the sand, at the place where I slept.

    The Tremendous Event Maurice Leblanc
  • A cartridge-belt encircled the loose jacket he wore and a revolver handle protruded from the pistol pocket of his trousers.

    Boy Scouts in the Northwest G. Harvey Ralphson
  • All at once she turned and, kneeling, felt about on the floor for her cartridge-belt.

    The Plow-Woman Eleanor Gates
  • He beckoned a few determined-looking fellows from the crowd, each armed with a rifle and cartridge-belt.

    A Tatter of Scarlet S. R. Crockett
  • I noticed that he had a kookrie knife at his waist, and that his cartridge-belt was on his chest.

    Mr. Isaacs F. Marion Crawford
  • In the tilted position of the body the cartridge-belt slid a little, and a lump of newspaper fell into the stream.

    Red Men and White Owen Wister
  • Firmstone made no audible reply, but took down his revolver and cartridge-belt, and buckled them on.

    Blue Goose Frank Lewis Nason
British Dictionary definitions for cartridge-belt

cartridge belt

a belt with pockets for cartridge clips or loops for cartridges
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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