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shoulder belt

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References in classic literature ?
At his back was a quiver of arrows slung from a leathern shoulder belt, another piece of loot from some vanquished black.
After a short time the cardinal arranged his shoulder belt, then looked with great complacency at his hands, which were most elegant and of which he took the greatest care; and throwing on one side the large kid gloves tried on at first, as belonging to the uniform, he put on others of silk only.
"A drum passing by," he says, "being a lover of music, I listed myself for a soldier."* "He mounted a war horse, with a great sword in his hand, and planted himself behind King William the Third against Lewis the Fourteenth." But he says when he cocked his hat, and put on a broad sword, jack boots, and shoulder belt, he did not know his own powers as a writer, he did not know then that he should ever be able to "demolish a fortified town with a goosequill."** So Steele became a "wretched common trooper," or, to put it more politely, a gentleman volunteer.
This means locking both the lap and shoulder belts. Some cars have a shoulder belt that comes across your body by itself when the car door shuts, but the lap belt still needs to be locked in place by hand.
Supplemental fixtures designed to interface with the test bench were used to position the shoulder belt retractor, D-ring, buckle, and lap belt retractor or floor anchor.
A lap and shoulder belt holds the passengers in their seats safely.
All's well that ends well, save for a cracked tooth, some minor cuts from the shoulder belt and a spike in blood pressure.
Available in the all-new Ford Explorer, the world's first second-row inflatable safety belts are small, tubular-shaped, inflatable bags that can deploy inside a shoulder belt in the event of a crash.
In the last, a belt merges with skin, creating an uncanny effect that rhymed with another work, Froschschultergurtel (Erganzung zum menschlichen Bewegungsapparat) (Frog Shoulder Belt [Addition to Human Motion Apparatus1), 1974, which depicts a swimsuited woman outfitted with a prosthetic--the chest skeleton of a human-size frog as well as one of its arms.