sword belt


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sword belt

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a belt with a sling or strap for a sword
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The young man whose presence served to set in play all these feminine self- conceits, appeared to pay very little heed to the matter, and, while these pretty damsels were vying with one another to attract his attention, he seemed to be chiefly absorbed in polishing the buckle of his sword belt with his doeskin glove.
At length an old, worm-eaten shutter was opened, or rather pushed ajar, but closed again as soon as the light from a miserable lamp which burned in the corner had shone upon the baldric, sword belt, and pistol pommels of D'Artagnan.
Thus it came about that, by the time he had reached the other bank with his load, the Friar's sword belt was loose albeit he knew it not; so when Robin stood on dry land and the Friar leaped from his back, the yeoman gripped hold of the sword so that blade, sheath, and strap came away from the holy man, leaving him without a weapon.
Indeed, the pengap had been made contemporary so that Meni could weave the piece on a loom because this original sword belt, as Richards wrote: "duku' ia be-entagai ka ubungpit" (his sword belt is made of plaited thread) (Richards, 1981, An Iban-English Dictionary, p 88).
3) The mail, the spurs, the sword and sword belt, the shield, and other appurtenances of the knight are all there.
It is thought from examinations that the gold has been broken off from a much bigger item, such as a sword belt, an item of clothing, or jewellery.
5 Akron; 6 A sword belt supported by a shoulder sash; 7 Nine; 8 Quadrophenia; 9 Oxford United; 10 Hydrogen sulphide.
These were sometimes adapted for service in WWII by adding a leather cover incorporating one or more rings to mate with the uniform sword belt.
The original idea is from the sword belt crossing the person.
The Trooping of the Colour, the Royal Edinburgh Tattoo, Beating Retreat on Horse Guards, Guard Mount at Buckingham Palace as well as other state ceremonies all feature equipment supplied by AMMO - while the Digbeth firm will provide parts of the highland dress, sporrans, plaid brooches and sword belts to the Band of The Royal Regiment of Scotland at the Birmingham International Tattoo at the end of November.
From the 13th to the 17th centuries, many of the most decorative buckles were for fastening sword belts and spurs, becoming something of a fashion accessory by the end of this period, while lower down the social scale it was common for people to wear daggers suspended from a belt buckled at the waist.
Hilt fittings from swords and seaxes abound, along with a few pyramidal sword mounts, but there are none of the other essential sword fittings that one would expect--scabbard mounts, or buckles and other fittings from sword belts, and most conspicuously of all, there are no iron blades from weapons.