cartridge belt

  1. 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

Words Nearby cartridge belt Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use cartridge belt in a sentence

  • Firmstone made no audible reply, but took down his revolver and cartridge-belt, and buckled them on.

    Blue Goose | Frank Lewis Nason
  • It occurred to Hartwell to make a dash for liberty, but there was a cartridge-belt on each man and holsters with ready guns.

    Blue Goose | Frank Lewis Nason
  • After a hasty breakfast by candle light John discarded his role of chef and buckled on a cartridge belt.

    The Blind Lion of the Congo | Elliott Whitney
  • Impulse drew him to the officers' row, where he strolled about with his hands in his cartridge-belt.

    John Ermine of the Yellowstone | Frederic Remington
  • His right hand fumbled at his waist for the familiar cartridge belt and the brace of heavy guns.

    The Lone Ranger Rides | Fran Striker

British Dictionary definitions for cartridge belt

cartridge belt

  1. a belt with pockets for cartridge clips or loops for cartridges

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