Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cummerbund.

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Examples

  • On top of them descended from the waggon on high a flame-coloured shock of hair surmounting a freckled face, a covert coat, a kummerbund, and cloth gaiters.

    From Capetown to Ladysmith An Unfinished Record of the South African War

  • Was it an apparition, or was that under the kummerbund a bit of kilt and an end of sporran?

    From Capetown to Ladysmith An Unfinished Record of the South African War

  • Presently the thawed fingers fumbled at his kummerbund, produced a discoloured twist of paper, opened it, and taking out two familiar dark pellets, tossed them down his throat.

    The Great Amulet

  • And Lenox, still watching the man's movements with a strange mingling of indifference and triumph, saw the miracle-worker -- of whose powers he knew far more than the Pathan -- disappear unhindered into the folds of the man's kummerbund; saw himself once more a free man, -- captain of the soul and body given into his charge.

    The Great Amulet

  • Close on five o'clock Desmond re-entered the bungalow; his scarlet kummerbund disordered; his white mess-jacket in a hundred creases; yet alert and ready in every fibre for the day's march that lay before him.

    Captain Desmond, V.C.

  • He abhorred Denison on account of Susie and the kummerbund.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

  • Also that night she brought him a blue silk kummerbund streaked with scarlet, and laid it on his pillow, with a written intimation that it was sent 'with fondiest love from Susie S.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

  • Arrayed in a clean shirt, and the swagger kummerbund, Denison presented himself next morning to the editor of the _Trumpet-Call_.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

  • There were seven other applicants for the billet, but Denison's white shirt and new kummerbund were, he felt, a tower of strength to him, and even the editor of the _Trumpet-Call_ seemed impressed -- clean shirts being an anomaly in Cooktown journalistic circles.

    Rídan The Devil And Other Stories 1899

  • It was no uncommon sight to see a black man, with nothing on but a _kummerbund_, running away to his lair, with

    The Horsewoman A Practical Guide to Side-Saddle Riding, 2nd. Ed.

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