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  • n. a leather pocket or pouch worn hanging from a cavalry officer’s belt


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  • They are represented on this thread by sabretache 5.57 who tells us we "systematically demonise" Iran.

    The Navy 15 Press Conference

  • They are represented on this thread by sabretache.

    The Navy 15 Press Conference

  • Grappling with Cambaceres, whom I knocked from his horse, and was about to despatch, I felt a lunge behind, which luckily was parried by my sabretache; a herculean grasp was at the next instant at my throat — I was on the ground — my prisoner had escaped, and a gigantic warrior in the uniform of a colonel of the regiment of Artois glaring over me with pointed sword.

    Novels by Eminent Hands

  • Joseph, his valet, handed him his sabretache and saber, and they all went out into the vestibule.

    War and Peace

  • Rostov also tried to rise but fell back, his sabretache having become entangled in the saddle.

    War and Peace

  • A sabretache, decorated with the eagle of France, hung by the scabbard.

    Sharpe's Skirmish

  • Sharpe returned the lunge and shouted in triumph as his sword sliced into Loup's midriff, but he had only succeeded in piercing the Frenchman's sabretache that now trapped the point of his sword as Loup waded forward to give the killing blow.

    Sharpe's Battle

  • Loup now took two cigars from his fur-edged sabretache and offered one to Sharpe.

    Sharpe's Battle

  • Being hunted down in the dawn by a pack of grey dragoons, each of them with a newly sharpened castrating knife in his sabretache.

    Sharpe's Battle

  • Loup fished a cigar from his sabretache and stooped to a dying fire to find an ember that would serve to light the tobacco.

    Sharpe's Battle


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