Usage examples for belted

  1. But these Notting Hill halberdiers in their red tunics belted with gold had the air rather of an absurd gravity. – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  2. So she thought, at least, as she caught up her little revolver and, dropping it into the scabbard she had belted about her waist, set forth. – Laramie Holds the Range by Frank H. Spearman
  3. " That" was a horseman appearing suddenly among the cottonwoods that belted with a scattering grove the garden and the spring. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  4. The shirt would do as it was, for it was intended to be worn as a sort of belted blouse. – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  5. Looking off to sea, the eye is everywhere intercepted by islands or sunken ledges belted with surf. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  6. Then he called a negro whom he dispatched with a message, and leaned against one of the pillars until a man in uniform with a big sword belted to him came in. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  7. When he walked it was with a conscious little swagger and a flirting of the short tails of his belted sport coat. – Fore! by Charles Emmett Van Loan
  8. He wore a loose, dark, seaman's shirt, belted at the waist, and about his neck was a plaited cord, having attached to it a ring, with which his fingers played as he spoke to me. – In the Days of Drake by J. S. Fletcher
  9. There he stood, in his belted Holland blouse, a light cap covering his head, which undress costume suited him. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  10. The sun hung above the pines; a slender purple cloud belted it, a celestial belt in pledge of promised storms, gathering somewhere beyond the world's green rim. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  11. The poorest gatherer of rags has equal rights before the bar of justice with belted earl or millionaire, and those equal rights are impartially enforced. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  12. Beatrix untied the long ribbons which belted her gown, and stood drawing them slowly through and through her fingers. – The Dominant Strain by Anna Chapin Ray
  13. But why the blue- belted blazes did you do it?" – On With Torchy by Sewell Ford
  14. At last, by dint of repeating words and swinging their arms and going through a variety of extraordinary motions, the boys succeeded in conveying to the little man that something was wrong in the neighborhood of the lake, and he appeared willing enough to go back with them, trotting along beside Tom in his funny belted blouse, for all the world like a mechanical toy. – Tom Slade with the Boys Over There by Percy K. Fitzhugh
  15. God greet thee well, thou valiant King, Thee and thy belted peers- Sir James of Douglas am I called, And these are Scottish spears. – Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems by W.E. Aytoun
  16. His early experiences are traceable in lines like these:- " Our bosom- belted billowy- blossoming hills, Whose hearts break out in laughter like the sea." – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  17. Broad folds of white cotton hung over one shoulder, and, drooping to the knee, were belted at the waist by a band from which a matchet hung. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  18. He was dressed after the Dutch fashion of a hundred years back, in a jacket belted round the waist, and several pairs of breeches, each a little longer than the other. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  19. He wore a loose shirt, belted in at the narrow waist by a folded strip of cloth, the ends of which fluttered free. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  20. He set the ring upon his finger, and as to your girdle, he girt it upon him, and belted it tightly about his middle. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France