- a military belt from which a sword may be hung.
Origin of sword belt
First recorded in 1515–25
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Examples from the Web for sword belt
I worked with success up to the sword-belt, and there I was checked.The O'Ruddy
My sword-belt turned it, otherwise through it must have gone.
There are also a sword and sword-belt, and a gun bearing the initials of this lady.Glimpses of Three Coasts
Helen Hunt Jackson
But as he clasped his sword-belt his hands were as firm as though on inspection.Pike & Cutlass
He missed capture only by slipping the buckle of his sword-belt.Brothers of Peril
Theodore Goodridge Roberts
- a belt with a sling or strap for a sword
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