plural -s
: a flat leather case formerly worn suspended on the left from the saber belt by men of some cavalry units

Word History


French, from German säbeltasche, from säbel saber (from Middle High German sabel, sebel) + tasche pocket, from Old High German tasca purse, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin tasca task, remuneration

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“Sabretache.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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