cartridge belt

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cartridge belt

n.
A belt with loops or pockets for carrying ammunition or other kinds of equipment.

cartridge belt

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a belt with pockets for cartridge clips or loops for cartridges

car′tridge belt`


n.
a belt of leather or webbing with loops or pockets for carrying cartridges.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cartridge belt - a broad belt with loops or pockets for holding ammunitioncartridge belt - a broad belt with loops or pockets for holding ammunition
bandoleer, bandolier - a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers
belt - a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
References in classic literature ?
The mate grabbed three cartridge belts and two Winchesters and skinned up to the cross-trees.
Why had she not thought to strip the cartridge belt from Malbihn's waist before she had left his tent
Pulling on his boots and buckling his cartridge belt and revolver about his hips he stepped to the flap of his tent and looked out.
Then he led her a little farther into the forest, halted beneath a large tree with spreading branches, buckled a cartridge belt and revolver about her waist, and assisted her to clamber into the lower branches.
Riding close to him I reached down from the saddle, and grasping his cartridge belt drew him up across the withers of my mount.
There was no releasing of the ancient padlocks in the time that was left him, so the ape-man called to them to follow him as they were, and, snatching the gun and cartridge belt from the dead sentry, he led the now happy band out through the village gate and into the forest upon the far side of the clearing.
The standard 1919A4 features left-hand feeding and has an opening on the left side large enough to allow the loaded cartridge belts to pass though.
In a video sold in BaghdadeCOs souks, a group of women draped in cartridge belts and clutching pistols and rifles explained why they had taken up arms against the US military in Iraq.
In addition to this, the officials said they have also recovered several cartridge belts, holders and bullets, as well as a vinyl sheet and a helmet.
Following the lead of many other directors, Pettersson has transposed the action from the 1870s to the 1930s, turning the soldiers into Franco's fascist legions and the gypsies into Republicans clad in black berets and cartridge belts.
Barber recalls the soldiers riding the trolleys had bayonets fixed in their rifles and carried ammunition in their cartridge belts.