Origin of bandoleer
Examples from the Web for bandoleer
As for the captain, he had carried his over his shoulder by a bandoleer, and like a wise man, lock uppermost.Treasure Island|Robert Louis Stevenson
Across his shoulder hung the strap of his bandoleer, or ammunition-box; at his side was his sword, and in his hand his arquebuse.Pioneers Of France In The New World|Francis Parkman, Jr.
The matches mentioned were the slow-burning fuses, kept by a soldier in his bandoleer.Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century|Annie Lash Jester
And now he was toiling up a steep cliff, and had slung his drum over his shoulder, and stuck his drumsticks in his bandoleer.Weird Tales from Northern Seas|Jonas Lie
Churchmen, Presbyterians, and all, are in buff and bandoleer for King Charles.Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott