Belt Belt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Belted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Belting}.] To encircle with, or as with, a belt; to encompass; to surround. [1913 Webster]

A coarse black robe belted round the waist. --C. Reade. [1913 Webster]

They belt him round with hearts undaunted. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster]

2. To shear, as the buttocks and tails of sheep. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]

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  • Belted — Belt ed, a. 1. Encircled by, or secured with, a belt; as, a belted plaid; girt with a belt, as an honorary distinction; as, a belted knight; a belted earl. [1913 Webster] 2. Marked with a band or circle; as, a belted stalk. [1913 Webster] 3. Worn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • belted — [bel′tid] adj. 1. wearing a belt, esp. as a mark of distinction [a belted knight] 2. furnished with a belt or belts [a belted jacket, a belted tire] 3. having or marked by a band or stripe …   English World dictionary

  • belted — belted; un·belted; …   English syllables

  • belted — /bel tid/, adj. 1. having or made with a belt: a belted dress. 2. wearing or girded with a belt, esp. as a mark of distinction: the belted lords and emissaries. 3. marked with a band of color different from that of the rest of the body: a belted… …   Universalium

  • belted — [[t]be̱ltɪd[/t]] ADJ If someone s jacket or coat, for example, is belted, it has a belt fastened round it. He wore a belted raincoat that accentuated his portly middle... She wore a brown suede jacket, belted at the waist …   English dictionary

  • belted — mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. □ How many belts does it take to get belted? □ We were belted out of our minds …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • belted — adj. Belted is used with these nouns: ↑jacket, ↑waist …   Collocations dictionary

  • belted — belt|ed [ˈbeltıd] adj fastened with a belt ▪ a belted jacket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • belted — adjective fastened with a belt: a tightly belted raincoat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • belted — belt ► NOUN 1) a strip of leather or other material worn round the waist to support or hold in clothes or to carry weapons. 2) a continuous band in machinery that transfers motion from one wheel to another. 3) a strip or encircling area: the… …   English terms dictionary

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