1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Baldric
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BALDRIC (from O. Fr. baudrei, O. Ger. balderich, of doubtful origin; cognate with English “belt”), a belt worn over one shoulder, passing diagonally across the body and under the other arm, either as an ornament or a support for a sword, bugle, &c.