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Meaning of BELLYBAND

Pronunciation:  'belee`band

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a strap around the belly of a draft animal holding the shafts of a wagon
  2. [n]  a cloth band that is worn around the waist (as on infants until the navel has healed)

BELLYBAND is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 See Also: band, fastener, fastening, fixing, holdfast



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bel"ly*band`\, n.
1. A band that passes under the belly of a horse and holds
   the saddle or harness in place; a girth.

2. A band of flannel or other cloth about the belly.

3. (Naut.) A band of canvas, to strengthen a sail.

Thesaurus Terms
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