Sam Browne Belt Definition

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A military officer's belt with a diagonal strap across the right shoulder, designed to carry the weight of a pistol or sword.
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Origin of Sam Browne Belt

  • After Sir Samuel James Browne (1824–1901), British general

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

  • after General Sir Samuel James Browne, who wore such a belt after losing an arm in battle.

    From Wiktionary

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