Little Belt


  1. a strait in Denmark, between Jutland and Funen Island, linking the Kattegat with the Baltic. Length: about 48 km (30 miles). Width: up to 29 km (18 miles) Danish nameLille Bælt

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The boat slid over a little belt of still water through a wilderness of tall reeds.

On this the Little Belt fired, and a furious action commenced, which lasted upwards of half-an-hour, with a short intermission.

Captain Bingham inquired why he had fired at all; on which the lieutenant replied that the Little Belt had fired first.

They stood only a few feet apart, a little belt of white verbena fluttering flags of truce between them.

The sloop was the Little Belt, the last of the British fleet to surrender, after a vain attempt to escape.


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