baldric, baldrick (n.) Old form(s): baldricke, Bauldricke
leather shoulder belt, strap [for holding a bugle, sword, etc]
MA I.i.223[Benedick to Claudio] I will ... hang my bugle in an invisible baldrick
TNK IV.ii.86[Messenger to Theseus, of one of Arcite's knights] on his thigh a sword / Hung by a curious baldric
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