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 Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for cartridge belt

Historical Examples of cartridge belt

  • He stood in his trousers and shirt, with his cartridge-belt in his hand.

    Whispering Smith

    Frank H. Spearman

  • To find one's cartridge-belt empty at last was a disappointment.

    The Debatable Land

    Arthur Colton

  • No, but my cartridge-belt is on the sand, at the place where I slept.

    The Tremendous Event

    Maurice Leblanc

  • All at once she turned and, kneeling, felt about on the floor for her cartridge-belt.

    The Plow-Woman

    Eleanor Gates

  • I noticed that he had a kookrie knife at his waist, and that his cartridge-belt was on his chest.

    Mr. Isaacs

    F. Marion Crawford

British Dictionary definitions for cartridge belt

cartridge belt


a belt with pockets for cartridge clips or loops for cartridges
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