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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers;
[syn: bandoleer, bandolier]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bandoleer \Ban`do*leer"\, Bandolier \Ban`do*lier"\, n. [F. bandouli[`e]re (cf. It. bandoliera, Sp. bandolera), fr. F. bande band, Sp. & It. banda. See Band, n.] 1. A broad leather belt formerly worn by soldiers over the right shoulder and across the breast under the left arm. Originally it was used for supporting the musket and twelve cases for charges, but later only as a cartridge belt. [1913 Webster] 2. One of the leather or wooden cases in which the charges of powder were carried. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]




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