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A belt, usually of ornamented leather, worn crossbody to support a sword or bugle.
[Middle English baudrik, ultimately (possibly via Middle High German balderich) from Old French baldrei, baudré, probably (via Germanic) from Latin balteus, belt, baldric; see belt.]
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(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a wide silk sash or leather belt worn over the right shoulder to the left hip for carrying a sword, etc
[C13: from Old French baudrei, of Frankish origin]
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an often ornamented belt worn diagonally across the chest to support a sword or horn.
[1250–1300; Middle English bauderik, alter. of Anglo-French baudré, baldré, Old French baldrei (of obscure orig.)]
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|Noun||1.||baldric - a wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip|
belt - a band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist)
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