/ (ˈlɒnzˌdeɪl) /
(in Britain) a belt conferred as a trophy on professional boxing champions, in various weight categories: if a champion wins it three times it becomes his personal property
THE SEPTEMBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ HAS ARRIVED!
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Question 1 of 10
Which definition best describes “spang”?
Word Origin for Lonsdale Belt
named after Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale (1857–1944), who presented the first one
Words nearby Lonsdale Belt
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