Definition of Baldric

1. Noun. A wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip.

Exact synonyms: Baldrick
Generic synonyms: Belt



Definition of Baldric

1. n. A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm; less properly, any belt.

Definition of Baldric

1. Noun. A belt used to hold a sword, sometimes richly ornamented, worn diagonally from shoulder to hip. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Baldric

1. a shoulder belt [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baldric

baldies
baldiest
balding
baldish
baldist
baldists
baldly
baldmoney
baldness
baldnesses
baldpate
baldpated
baldpates
baldrib
baldribs
baldric (current term)
baldrick
baldricks
baldrics
balds
balductum
baldwin
baldy
bale
bale out
bale up
balearic
balearica
baled
baled out

Literary usage of Baldric

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1. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"A shape with amice wrapped around, With a wrought Spanish baldric bound, 460 Like pilgrim from beyond the sea; And knew — but how it mattered not — It was ..."

2. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"... his baldric fair, Recaptured now with lavish sweat and pain. Now, from Tithonus' saffron couch set free, Aurora over many a land outpoured The rising ..."

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