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money belt

a belt with a concealed section for holding money.
Origin of money belt
An Americanism dating back to 1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • About his middle was a money belt, safely brought back across the border; in his wild heart was the imperative desire to play.

    Daughter of the Sun Jackson Gregory
  • And I believe you tried to take my money belt away from me the other night.

    Tom Fairfield at Sea Allen Chapman
  • Back in the early days, he wore a money belt with gold in it.

    David Lannarck, Midget George S. Harney
  • I went down town yesterday an spent my last sent on a money belt.

    Dere Mable Edward Streeter
  • "Oh, I haven't forgotten about that money belt," returned Shamhaven.

    At the Fall of Port Arthur Edward Stratemeyer
  • They consisted of a gold watch and two hundred and ninety dollars in a money belt.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith
  • He fancied there might be more in the bag than in the money belt.

    At the Fall of Port Arthur Edward Stratemeyer
  • Making the Russian strip off his shirt, he unhooked the money belt, and while Garry held his light, examined the pockets.

  • Professor Zepplin thrust a hand under his outside belt, drawing from his money belt a small package of folded bills.

  • Lans placed half of the gold in a money belt and strapped it around his waist.

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