sabretache

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

Definition of sabretache

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

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History and Etymology for 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

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“Sabretache.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sabretache. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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