a broad belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers and having a number of small loops or pockets, for holding a cartridge or cartridges.
At ten o’clock by his watch he fell-in his four Houssas, serving out to each a short carbine and a bandoleer.
Sanders of the River Edgar Wallace
As for the captain, he had carried his over his shoulder by a bandoleer, and like a wise man, lock uppermost.
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
Churchmen, Presbyterians, and all, are in buff and bandoleer for King Charles.
Peveril of the Peak Sir Walter Scott
Across his shoulder hung the strap of his bandoleer, or ammunition-box; at his side was his sword, and in his hand his arquebus.
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And now he was toiling up a steep cliff, and had slung his drum over his shoulder, and stuck his drumsticks in his bandoleer.
Weird Tales from Northern Seas Jonas Lie
My cartridges I wore in a bandoleer over one shoulder, and over the other I wore one of the old-fashioned game bags.
Camp Fire Yarns of the Lost Legion G. Hamilton-Browne
Across his shoulder hung the strap of his bandoleer, or ammunition-box; at his side was his sword, and in his hand his arquebuse.
Pioneers Of France In The New World Francis Parkman, Jr.
The soldier carried the powder charges in little metal boxes hung from a bandoleer.
Battle Studies Charles-Jean-Jacques-Joseph Ardant du Picq
The matches mentioned were the slow-burning fuses, kept by a soldier in his bandoleer.
Domestic Life in Virginia in the Seventeenth Century Annie Lash Jester
Barney stooped and removed the bandoleer of cartridges from the fallen trooper, as well as his revolver and carbine.
The Mad King Edgar Rice Burroughs
a broad belt worn over the shoulder by soldiers and having a number of small loops or pockets, for holding a cartridge or cartridges. Historical Examples The Sikhs, emerging from their tents with bandolier and rifle, in extraordinary costumes, were directed towards the loopholes. The Unveiling of Lhasa Edmund Candler Dey give me musket and […]
a mucilaginous preparation made from quince seeds and used for smoothing, glossing, or waving the hair. Historical Examples bandoline, ban′do-lin, n. a gummy substance used for stiffening the hair and keeping it in shape. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various bandoline is used by ladies and by hairdressers for stiffening the […]
a small, square concertina or accordion with buttons instead of a keyboard, used especially in Latin America for tango music. noun a type of square concertina, esp used in Argentina
- Bandpass filter
a filter that attenuates all frequencies except those of a specific band, which it amplifies. noun (electronics) a filter that transmits only those currents having a frequency lying within specified limits Compare high-pass filter, low-pass filter an optical device, consisting of absorbing filters, for transmitting electromagnetic waves of predetermined wavelengths