from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A belt fitted with small pockets or loops for carrying cartridges and worn across the chest by soldiers.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A broad belt or baldric worn over the shoulder and across the breast, and used for suspending a wallet by the side.
- noun Specifically Such a belt worn by soldiers; a shoulder-belt from which cartridges are suspended.
- noun Hence A nearly cylindrical case of copper or other material formerly used to contain a charge of powder.
- noun Also spelled bandileer, bandalier, bandelier.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A broad leather belt formerly worn by soldiers over the right shoulder and across the breast under the left arm. Originally it was used for supporting the musket and twelve cases for charges, but later only as a cartridge belt.
- noun obsolete One of the leather or wooden cases in which the charges of powder were carried.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A pocketed
beltfor holding ammunition, worn over the shoulder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
One bandaleere [a bandoleer was a belt worn to carry the cases which held the powder charges].
The bandoleer is a plastic sash with detailing of a few items that look like ammo cartridges or grenades and this level of detail is very cool.
I prefer Red Green's seatbelt approach, wherein the shoulder belt looks like an ammunition bandoleer and is therefore awesome to wear (Episode #1216, "Rain Man").
Keep a bandoleer with the gun with various buckshot and slug loads.
The only advantage Gadhafi has is the air force, said Saleh Mostafa, 19, wearing green fatigues, black sneakers and a bandoleer of machine-gun ammunition across his chest.
Almond plans to have his pistol loaded and openly carried, his rifle unloaded and slung to the rear, a bandoleer of magazines containing ammunition draped over his polo-shirted shoulder.
The boy, himself a junior cadet with a slot waiting at one of the military schools, clutched the bandoleer tight to his chest.
Before she strapped two of them across her chest and back, bandoleer-style, she held another one of the r ifles with the barrels pointed at her, took a deep breath, and fired, covering herself and the command chair, but not the console, with the odious-smelling sap.
First, his bandoleer bag can hold some smaller accessories such as cables, business cards, or Ewok jerky.
I like what I've seen thus far - though I still question the sewing aspect of the Hatter's costume with the slight exception of the bobbin-bandoleer; that's just cool.