sabretache

noun sa·bre·tache \ˈsābə(r)ˌtash, ˈsab-, -taash, -taish\

Definition of sabretache

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of sabretache

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 — more at saber, task


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