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cartridge-pouch

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A leather pouch lined with sheepskin with the wool on, formerly used by mounted soldiers to carry metallic cartridges. It was attached to the waist-belt.

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Examples

  • His powder-case, his cartridge-pouch, his lead, and his bullets, did not exceed a certain weight prescribed by the doctor.

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

  • I felt no inclination to stay any longer, and was about to take my departure, when it struck me that I might as well arm myself with my defunct antagonist's rifle and cartridge-pouch.

    Under the Dragon Flag My Experiences in the Chino-Japanese War

  • He was hauled roughly to his feet, his rifle snatched from his hand, and his cartridge-pouch torn away.

    On Land and Sea at the Dardanelles

  • Karl, somewhat uncertain as to the success of his request, asked whether he might have his father’s gun and cartridge-pouch for the afternoon as he had to go to the drill-ground.

    Paras. 1–99

  • Karl hung the shining cartridge-pouch over his shoulder, took the gun and hurried off as fast as he could go to the drill-ground, where he arrived only just in time.

    Paras. 1–99

  • Leaning against the bookcase was a well-kept, shining musket with a short side-arm hanging on it and a cartridge-pouch in which, at all times, there were thirty cartridges.

    Paras. 1–99

  • "I've got a Boche drinking-cup," says Barque; "it's flat, so it goes into a side pocket if you like, or it goes very well into a cartridge-pouch, once you've fired the damn things off or pitched them into a bag."

    Under Fire: the story of a squad

  • Kit could hear the rattle of his cartridge-pouch flopping as he ran.

    The Gentleman A Romance of the Sea

  • Kit was in the cellar stripping his belt and cartridge-pouch from

    The Gentleman A Romance of the Sea

  • In her cartridge-pouch she carried the flat, sealed packet which Clinch had trusted to her.

    The Flaming Jewel

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