noun see bandolier

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  • Bandoleer — Ban do*leer , Bandolier Ban do*lier , n. [F. bandouli[ e]re (cf. It. bandoliera, Sp. bandolera), fr. F. bande band, Sp. & It. banda. See {Band}, n.] 1. A broad leather belt formerly worn by soldiers over the right shoulder and across the breast… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bandoleer — or bandolier [ban΄də lir′] n. [Fr bandoulière < Sp bandolera < banda, a scarf, sash, ult. < Goth bandwa] a broad belt worn over one shoulder and across the chest, with pockets for carrying ammunition, etc …   English World dictionary

  • bandoleer — bandoleered, bandoliered, adj. /ban dl ear /, n. a broad belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers and having a number of small loops or pockets, for holding a cartridge or cartridges. Also, bandolier. [1570 80; earlier bandollier < MF bandoulliere …   Universalium

  • bandoleer — noun A pocketed belt for holding ammunition, worn over the shoulder …   Wiktionary

  • bandoleer — ban·do·leer || ‚bændəʊ lɪə n. ammunition belt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bandoleer — ban·do·leer …   English syllables

  • bandoleer —   n. shoulder belt carrying cartridges.    ♦ bandolero, n. bandit …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bandoleer — noun a broad cartridge belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑bandolier • Hypernyms: ↑cartridge belt …   Useful english dictionary

  • bandoleer fruit — see bandolier noun : the fleshy berrylike fruit of an East Indian vine (Zanonia indica) …   Useful english dictionary

  • bandoleered — bandoleerˈed or bandolierˈed adjective Wearing a bandoleer • • • Main Entry: ↑bandoleer …   Useful english dictionary

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