- a belt with a concealed section for holding money.
Origin of money belt
An Americanism dating back to 1840–50
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Examples from the Web for money belt
I agreed to let the Princess be the stakeholder—she may hold your word, and my money-belt.The Ghost Breaker
I guess it was his money-belt they wanted more than they did him, put in Ned.
Now lay the money-belt on the bed, if you dont want me to shoot!
My watch, a good silver one, was stolen, but my money-belt was safe.Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker
S. Weir Mitchell
The paper money and bags of gold Duran soon had transferred to the money-belt.The Voodoo Gold Trail