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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.]


(ˌbændəˈlɪə) or


(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a soldier's broad shoulder belt having small pockets or loops for cartridges
[C16: from Old French bandouliere, from Old Spanish bandolera, bandolero guerrilla, from Catalan bandoler, from bandol band, from Spanish bando; see band1]


or ban•do•leer

(ˌbæn dlˈɪər)

a broad belt with small loops or pockets for cartridges, worn over the shoulder by soldiers.
[1570–80; < Middle French bandoulliere < Catalan bandolera, feminine derivative of bandoler member of a band]
ban`do•liered′, adj.
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Noun1.bandolier - a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiersbandolier - 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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But Raffles lay looking at me as he lightened his bandolier.
"It was I who let you in for this," he said, at his bandolier again.
A gaunt soldierly-looking young man with long lean legs in riding gaiters and a bandolier, who had hitherto not spoken, intervened now on his behalf in a note of confident authority.
Prince Andrew, walking beside Bagration, could clearly distinguish their bandoliers, red epaulets, and even their faces.
How he had managed it I can't imagine, for he had carried up with him two Winchesters and I don't know how many bandoliers of ammunition; and he was now doing the one only thing in this world that he was fitted to do.
Gandali and Bisal, while outside their cell, took two firearms thatincludean M16 and M14 rifles, a bandolier with ammos that were placed in the adjacent vacant cell.
The arresting team recovered one Garand rifle, a caliber-.30 (carbine) loaded with ammunition, a bandolier vest containing nine extra clips each containing eight ammunition, a smoke grenade, an MK2 fragmentation anti-personnel grenade, and an M61 grenade.
Military troops recovered from the scene three magazines, and 25 ammunition of M16; three ammunition of M14; an unexploded hand grenade; electrical wire; an empty shell of M203; a bandolier; assorted medicines; and other personal belongings.
McKim did not reveal additional details about Omar, but confirmed that he was, indeed, a construction worker who worked with Cuvee's advertising agency, Bandolier Media, to create content for the Instagram feed.
According to a previous ( Making Star Wars report, C-3PO will use Chewbacca's bandolier and Rey's (Daisy Ridley) staff as well.
He said the 10-minute firefight killed an NPA rebel and the capture of one M14 rifle and bandolier with magazines and ammunition.
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