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" BARB-PIECE, tht. piece of ivory, etc., on some arrows attached to the; true head, and having barbs on the sides. This should be carefully discriminated from the foreshaft, which has another function altogether. BASE of an arrow-head, the portion which... "
St. Nicholas - Page 287
by Mary Mapes Dodge - 1909
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The American Naturalist

Natural history - 1886
...wood, sinew or cord to increase the elasticity. BALDRIC, the strap supporting a quiver or sheath, being worn over one shoulder, across the breast and under the opposite arm ; generally much ornamented. BARB-PIECE, the piece of ivory, &c., on some arrows attached to the true...
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The Continental First[-fifth] Reader, Volume 5

William A. Campbell, Elizabeth A.. Allen - Readers - 1890
...frailness ; infirmity ; imperfection ; failing ; foible. LESSON XXXVII. bal'dri-e, a richly ornamented belt worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm. har'bin Łer, a forerunner. -ea reer'Ing, moving or running rapidly. [heaven. wSl'kin, the sky ; the...
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The Chautauquan: A Weekly Newsmagazine. [Official Publication of Chautauqua ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1893
...various * The eighteenth book of the Iliad. t [Bal'driks.] Broad belts, sometimes richly ornamented, worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm. {[Tat'sas.] Ornamental cups or vases with large, flat, (hallow bowls, resting on pedestals and often...
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The Ingenious Gentleman, Don Quixote of La Mancha

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, John Ormsby - Readers - 1893 - 272 pages
...common headgear in Central Spain. Cutlass : a short, heavy, curving sword. Baldric : a belt or sash, worn over one shoulder, across the breast and under the opposite arm. When the traveler came up with them he saluted them courteously, and spurring his mare was passing...
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North American Bows, Arrows, and Quivers

Otis Tufton Mason - Bow and arrow - 1894 - 49 pages
...sinew, or cord to increase the elasticity. BALDRIC, the strap supporting a quiver or sheath, being worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm ; generally much ornamented. BARB-PIECE, tht. piece of ivory, etc., on some arrows attached to the;...
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Marmion

Sir Walter Scott - Fiction - 1899 - 355 pages
...helmet. Intro. V. III. .11. Ayton towei A stronghold in Berwickshire-, Scotland. I. XVIII. 14. Baldric. A broad belt worn over one shoulder, across the breast and under the opposite arm. V. VIII. 18. Bair.borough. A castle on the coast of Northumberland; one of the oldest strongholds in...
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The Lay of the Last Minstrel, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott, William Vaughn Moody - Scottish poetry - 1899 - 211 pages
...Aventayle. The visor of a helmet. II. III. 9. Azure. Blue. (A term of heraldry.) IV. IX. 3. Baldric. A broad belt worn over one shoulder, across the breast and under the opposite arm. VI. XXVI. 22. Bale. A bundle of beacon-fagots. III. XXVII. 5. Balm. Balmy. III. XXIV. 4. Bandeller....
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Graded Literature Readers: Fifth Book

Harry Pratt Judson, Ida C. Bender - Readers - 1900 - 259 pages
...venturesomeness. * *" 'Ing. Increasing. 'ear. ;ated ; prevented from it a purpose. bal'dllc. A belt; usually, a broad belt worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm. bal'ladg. Poems adapted for recitation or singing. bar. Hinder. bar'ba rods. Cruel. ba rom'e ter. An...
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Ivanhoe

Sir Walter Scott - Anglo-Saxons - 1904 - 551 pages
...having the hilt and baldric 2 inlaid with gold, and matched with 1 Heraldic emblem on the shield. 2 A belt worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm, to support a weapon. Turkish daggers of yet more costly workmanship. Each of them bore at his saddle-bow...
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Jewellery

Harold Clifford Smith - Jewelry - 1908 - 409 pages
...baudric, sometimes applied to the military belt worn round the waist, was generally employed for a belt worn over one shoulder, across the breast, and under the opposite arm.1 It was often of a rich description and set with precious stones, and in early times was occasionally...
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