Sam Browne belt


: a leather belt for a dress uniform supported by a light strap passing over the right shoulder

called also Sam Browne

Word History


Sir Samuel James Browne †1901 British army officer

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sam Browne belt was in 1915

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Cite this Entry

“Sam Browne belt.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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