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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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