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bandolier

noun ban·do·lier \ˌban-də-ˈlir\

Simple Definition of bandolier

  • : a belt that is worn over the shoulder and across the body and that holds bullets

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bandolier

  1. :  a belt worn over the shoulder and across the breast often for the suspending or supporting of some article (as cartridges) or as a part of an official or ceremonial dress

Variants of bandolier

or bandoleer play \ˌban-də-ˈlir\

Origin of bandolier

Middle French bandouliere, ultimately from Old Spanish bando band, of Germanic origin; akin to Gothic bandwo — more at banner


First Known Use: circa 1577


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