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or ban·do·lier  (băn′də-lîr′)
A belt fitted with small pockets or loops for carrying cartridges and worn across the chest by soldiers.

[French bandoulière, from Spanish bandolera, diminutive of banda, band, of Germanic origin; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.bandoleer - a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiersbandoleer - a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers
cartridge belt - a broad belt with loops or pockets for holding ammunition
bandoulièreceinture à munitions
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He shoved the gun and bandoleer into the shelter beside Jane.
The rifle and bandoleer lay forgotten in the shelter beside her.
As for the captain, he had carried his over his shoulder by a bandoleer, and like a wise man, lock uppermost.
With a bandoleer of cartridges across his shoulder, two six-shooters at his hips, and a rifle in his hand he was a much rejuvenated Perry.
This opportunity is Operation Patriot Bandoleer (OPB), an ongoing training mission that facilitates multicomponent integration in an austere environment.
Recovered from the house of the Franciscos were an M4 Bushmaster, three short magazines for M16, a bandoleer, 90 pieces of ammunition for M16, two grenade launchers, three live ammunition for M203 grenade launcher and 20 empty cartridges for M16
This bandoleer style holster is designed for large revolvers, with or without a scope.
Her child has a horse bandoleer draped over its babyboard, probably on Edward Curtis' suggestion, to add more ethnicity to the photograph.
Recovered from the NPA were an M-16 rifle, a Kenwood handheld radio, a bandoleer, documents of high intelligence value, food and personal belonging.
99)--include a bungee tether, elastic bandoleer shoulder strap piece, bungee dummy line (to attach rangefinder, trimmers, etc.
They were strung together like a bandoleer around Mr.