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- n. Plural form of breastband.
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The animals threw their weights against their breastbands on the instant, crouching low to the snow, and digging in their claws.
They replied with neck-bristling and snarling, and with quick lunges against their breastbands.
They threw themselves against the breastbands, dug their feet into the packed snow, got down low to it, and put forth all their strength.
The dogs sprang against the breastbands, strained hard for a few moments, then relaxed.
"Because of the Mark they bore no weapons but the short hunting-bow and wolfskin quivers, with the tails hanging down, and painted breastbands.