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  • noun A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm; less properly, any belt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip


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  • So Kaylajan brought him all he sought and Gharib armed and belting in baldrick Al – Mahik, mounted the sea horse and made toward the hosts.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Ghamad) or scabbard (of wood or leather): and this baldrick is the young whisker.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Has anyone actually watched an episode of "time team" where baldrick aka Tony robinson and his team of weirdos have actually found anything?

    Army Rumour Service

  • Ching led us farther and farther away from the riverside, and past enclosures at whose gates stood truculent-looking, showily-dressed men, who carried swords hung from a kind of baldrick, and scowled at us from beneath their flat, conical lacquered hats.

    Blue Jackets The Log of the Teaser

  • Then he turned him over on his face and pinioned his elbows behind him with the baldrick of his sword, and began to drag him by the feet and to make for the river.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Moslems, fared forth to meet him, mounted on a sorrel horse worth a thousand pieces of red gold with accoutrements purfled in pearls and precious stone; and he bore in baldrick a blade of watered

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • A sword of antique make and uncommon size, framed to be wielded with both hands, a kind of weapon which was then beginning to go out of use, hung from his neck in a baldrick, and was so disposed as to traverse his whole person, the huge hilt appearing over his left shoulder, and the point reaching well-nigh to the right heel, and jarring against his spur as he walked.

    The Abbot

  • Then Kanmakan, having fixed a day for departure, went in to his mother and took leave of her, after which came he down from his palace and threw the baldrick of his sword over his shoulder and donned turband and face-veil; and mounting his horse, Al – Katul, and looking like the moon at its full, he threaded the streets of Baghdad, till he reached the city gate.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Roland and Catherine, therefore, were united, spite of their differing faiths; and the White Lady, whose apparition had been infrequent when the house of Avenel seemed verging to extinction, was seen to sport by her haunted well, with a zone of gold around her bosom as broad as the baldrick of an Earl.

    The Abbot

  • Then Kanmakan looked at the other and found him to be of the Badawi Arabs, a youth in the flower of his age; clad in worn clothes and bearing in baldrick a rusty sword which he kept sheathed, and the signs of love longing were apparent on him.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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