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baldric

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noun bal·dric \ˈbȯl-drik\

Definition of baldric

  1. :  an often ornamented belt worn over one shoulder to support a sword or bugle



Origin and Etymology of baldric

Middle English baudry, baudrik, from Middle French baudré, from Old French baldrei


First Known Use: 14th century


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