/ (ˈsæbəˌtæʃ) /

  1. a leather case suspended from a cavalryman's saddle

Origin of sabretache

C19: via French from German Säbeltasche sabre pocket

Words Nearby sabretache

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How to use sabretache in a sentence

  • Joseph, his valet, handed him his sabretache and saber, and they all went out into the vestibule.

    War and Peace | Leo Tolstoy
  • For there was the sabretache to examine and admire, with its ornate embossings and glittering embroidery.

    Draw Swords! | George Manville Fenn
  • Having finished, he locked his room and put the key in his sabretache.

  • The yellow stripes down his legs and the sabre and sabretache were dazzling to Kettle, But an objection rose on the horizon.

    Betty at Fort Blizzard | Molly Elliot Seawell
  • Denisov smiled, took out of his sabretache a handkerchief that diffused a smell of perfume, and put it to Nesvitski's nose.

    War and Peace | Leo Tolstoy