Baldric meaning

bôldrĭk
A belt worn over one shoulder and across the chest to support a sword, bugle, etc.
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A belt, usually of ornamented leather, worn over a shoulder to support a sword or bugle.
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A belt used to hold a sword, sometimes richly ornamented, worn diagonally from shoulder to hip.
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Origin of baldric

  • Middle English baudrik from Old French baudre and from Middle High German balderich

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French baldre (Modern French baudrier) , probably from Latin balteus (“belt”).

    From Wiktionary