bandoleer


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ban·do·leer

or ban·do·lier  (băn′də-lîr′)
n.
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
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Translations
BandalierBandelierBandolier
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.
Government troopers recovered from the rebel-vacated positions three magazines of an M-16 rifle containing 25 ammunition, three M-14 rifle live ammunition, an unexploded fragmentation grenade without a safety pin, an electrical wire, an empty shell of an M-203 grenade launcher, one bandoleer, assorted medicines, a sling bag, and a brown bull cap.
Ken Enciso, the Civil-Military operations (CMO) officer of the 30th IB based in Placer, Surigao del Norte, said the soldiers confiscated three anti-personnel mines, one bandoleer, four magazines for an AK-47 rifle, and one long magazine for M16 rifle.
Chewbacca, tall, shaggy and clothed only in a bandoleer, was introduced to movie audiences in the original Star Wars film as co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon, the spacecraft captained by his best friend, Solo, played by Harrison Ford.
Chewbacca, tall, shaggy and clothed only in a bandoleer, was introduced to movie audiences in the original 'Star Wars' film as co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon, the spacecraft captained by his best friend, Solo, played by Harrison Ford.
45 pistol, hand and rifle grenades, various types of ammunition and a bandoleer were recovered during clearing operations.
He wears a loom beaded bandoleer bag made of beautiful old bead colors, decorated with a "water panther" which is a spiritual creature of importance to Native people from the Woodland area.
However, they were alerted the November prior to the exercise they were needed to help augment the California Army National Guard's 746th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion's mission in January 2017 as a part of Operation Patriot Bandoleer (OPB) at Military Ocean Terminal Concord (MOTCO), California.