- a leather case suspended from a cavalryman's saddle
C19: via French from German Säbeltasche sabre pocket
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Examples from the Web for sabretache
Having finished, he locked his room and put the key in his sabretache.
Now, look here'—as he spoke he drew from his sabretache five bills for one hundred pounds each; 'you see I am similarly prepared.Jack Hinton
Charles James Lever
So the belt was taken off, sabretache and all, and the case opened to draw out that jacket.Draw Swords!
George Manville Fenn
The yellow stripes down his legs and the sabre and sabretache were dazzling to Kettle, But an objection rose on the horizon.Betty at Fort Blizzard
Molly Elliot Seawell
Denisov smiled, took out of his sabretache a handkerchief that diffused a smell of perfume, and put it to Nesvitski's nose.War and Peace