money belt


a belt with a concealed section for holding money.

Origin of money belt

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • I agreed to let the Princess be the stakeholder—she may hold your word, and my money-belt.

    The Ghost Breaker

    Charles Goddard

  • I guess it was his money-belt they wanted more than they did him, put in Ned.

  • Now lay the money-belt on the bed, if you dont want me to shoot!

  • My watch, a good silver one, was stolen, but my money-belt was safe.

    Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker

    S. Weir Mitchell

  • The paper money and bags of gold Duran soon had transferred to the money-belt.