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money belt

a belt with a concealed section for holding money.
Origin of money belt
1840-50, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In another minute Bobs money-belt, with the best part of five hundred dollars, was in the possession of the Mexicans.

    The Motor Boys in Mexico Clarence Young
  • I guess it was his money-belt they wanted more than they did him, put in Ned.

    The Motor Boys in Mexico Clarence Young
  • I agreed to let the Princess be the stakeholder—she may hold your word, and my money-belt.

    The Ghost Breaker Charles Goddard
  • "I suppose you two are now sporting a money-belt apiece," said Ray.

    The Voodoo Gold Trail Walter Walden
  • Now lay the money-belt on the bed, if you dont want me to shoot!

    The Motor Boys in Mexico Clarence Young
  • This money was paid in large bills, and placed in Barrill's money-belt.

    My Attainment of the Pole Frederick A. Cook
  • Oh, I thought it was some one after my money-belt, said Bob, when his eyes were fully opened and he saw the professor.

    The Motor Boys in Mexico Clarence Young
  • II put my share of the jewels in my money-belt, he faltered.

    Dave Porter on Cave Island Edward Stratemeyer
  • I remember struggling somewhat when I found my money-belt being removed, and trying to possess myself of it.

    Will Weatherhelm W.H.G. Kingston
  • There was no money-belt around the waist next to the skin, nor did he find a gold-sack.

    The Turtles of Tasman Jack London

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