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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
First recorded in 1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But Lennon thrust his rifle through the back of his cartridge belt.

    Bloom of Cactus Robert Ames Bennet
  • He wore a big Colt's six-shooter on a cartridge belt about his waist.

    Pluck on the Long Trail

    Edwin L. Sabin
  • Trevison got out of bed and buckled on his cartridge belt and pistol.

    'Firebrand' Trevison Charles Alden Seltzer
  • A cartridge belt without any cartridges encircled his waist.

    The Octopus Frank Norris
  • Kenneth laughed as Max reappeared with his gun and cartridge belt in his hand.

    Three Boys George Manville Fenn
  • Mormon, git me my cartridge belt an' some extry shells fo' my rifle.

    Rimrock Trail J. Allan Dunn
  • Manuel checked his horse and gave his cartridge belt a yank.

    When the Owl Cries Paul Bartlett
  • A cartridge belt around her waist and a six-shooter in her holster!

    Mary Ware in Texas

    Annie F. Johnston
  • Next he unbuckled the cartridge belt which encircled his waist.

    The Long Patrol H. A. Cody
  • He threw off his jacket and began to unbuckle his cartridge belt.

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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