A belt worn crossways from the shoulder to carry a sword, usually richly decorated; a belt worn over one shoulder and under the opposite arm, supporting a horn; the strap from which the clapper of a bell was hung.

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  • Baldric — Bal dric, n. [OE. baudric, bawdrik, through OF. (cf. F. baudrier and LL. baldringus, baldrellus), from OHG. balderich, cf. balz, palz, akin to E. belt. See {Belt}, n.] A broad belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baldric — c.1300, belt worn over the shoulder, from O.Fr. baldre (Mod.Fr. baudrier shoulder belt ), which probably is from L. balteus belt, said by Varro to be of Etruscan origin. The English word perhaps influenced by M.H.G. balderich (which is itself… …   Etymology dictionary

  • baldric — [bôl′drik΄] n. [ME bauderik < OFr baudrei < Frank * balti, belt < ? L balteus > BELT] a belt worn over one shoulder and across the chest to support a sword, bugle, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Baldric — A baldric (also baldrick, bawdrick, bauldrick as well as some other, mostly rare or obsolete, variations) is a belt worn over one shoulder that is typically used to carry a weapon (usually a sword) or other implement such as a bugle or drum. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Baldric —    A shoulder belt. A Gladius is a short, double edged thrusting sword used by ancient Roman infantry. It was worn at the right hip on a belt or a baldric …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • Baldric of Friuli — Baldric or Balderic ( Bald [e] ricus ) was the Duke of Friuli ( dux Foroiuliensis ) from 819, when he replaced Cadolah according to Thegan of Trier in his Vita Hludowici imperatoris , until 828, when he was removed from office: the last Duke of… …   Wikipedia

  • Baldric (given name) — Baldric is a given name, and may refer to:* Baldric of Dol (circa 1050 1130), bishop of Dol en Bretagne * Baldric of Friuli (9th century), Duke of Friuliee also* Baldrick …   Wikipedia

  • Baldric of Dol — [Baudri of Bourgeuil, Baudry, Balderic, Balderich, Baldericus.] (c. 1050 January 7, 1130) was abbot of Bourgueil from 1079 to 1106, then bishop of Dol en Bretagne from 1107 until his death [Henri Pasquier, Un poète latin du XIième siècle: Baudri …   Wikipedia

  • Baldric de Dol — Baldric de Dol[1] ou Baudry (né vers 1050 décédé le 7 janvier 1130) fut évêque de Dol de Bretagne de 1107 jusqu à sa mort. Sommaire 1 Biographie 2 Notes 3 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • baldric — noun Etymology: Middle English baudry, baudrik, from Middle French baudré, from Old French baldrei Date: 14th century an often ornamented belt worn over one shoulder to support a sword or bugle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • baldric — baldricked, adj. /bawl drik/, n. a belt, sometimes richly ornamented, worn diagonally from shoulder to hip, supporting a sword, horn, etc. Also, baldrick. [1250 1300; ME bauderik, bawdryk, baudry < AF baudré, baldré, OF baldrei, baudré, perh. …   Universalium

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