from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A belt having a shoulder strap that runs diagonally across the chest, worn as part of a military or police uniform.
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- noun a wide military
belt, usually leather, which is supported by a strap going diagonally over the right shoulder
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- noun leather belt supported by a strap over the right shoulder
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Sir Samuel, James , Browne, (1824–1901), British general.]
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after General Sir Samuel James Browne, who wore such a belt after losing an arm in battle.
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