cartridge belt

noun

Definition of cartridge belt 

1 : a belt having a series of loops for holding cartridges

2 : a belt worn around the waist and designed for carrying various attachable equipment

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The first of them bore rifles and cartridge belts; these were the revolutionaries. Karl Ove Knausgaard, New York Times, "A Literary Road Trip Into the Heart of Russia," 14 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of cartridge belt

1849, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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