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a wide (ornamented) belt worn over the right shoulder to support a sword or bugle by the left hip


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When sitting through work on a long piece such as a belt or baldric, they will hang beyond your lap as you sit.
While Aeneas is undecided on what to do, he happens to see the baldric of his young friend Pallas on Turnus' shoulders, a sign that he is the murderer.
Camelot adopts Gawain's green baldric not as an empty fashion but for his sake--"for sake of [thorn]at segge"--as well as its own (2518).
Steven Biddlecombe, for example, discusses the Historia Ierosolimitana of Baldric, abbot of Bourgueil.
The examples for kinaya adduced by him (also elsewhere) are "long of baldric" (tawil al-nijad) for a tall man; "rich in ashes of the cooking-pot" (kathir ramad al-qidr) for a very hospitable man; and "late morning sleeper" (na'um al-duha) for a woman leading a life of ease and plenty.
He has paper like flowers with two cones on his neck and forehead and also a white folded flag like baldric on his chest.
Presenting the process by which the green girdle is transformed into the baldric worn by "vche burne of ke broker-hede" (each member of the court) (Tolkien, Gordon, & Davis 1967, 2516), the Gawain-poet's semiotic fable ironically recalls the opening series of Trojan foun-dations.
His anger in book ten after the death of his protege Pallas, most probably coupled with feelings of guilt towards the father Evander, prepares us for his reaction when he sees Turnus wearing the boy's baldric. In the Underworld Anchises has set a new ethical paradigm for the behaviour of a conquering hero towards his defeated foe (Putnam 2011:106).
(79) The insular tradition of calling upon these named angels can be traced back at least as far as the early ninth century to an inscription in the Book of Cerne (and also attributed to Bede), which reads, "Gabrihel esto mihi lurica, Michahel esto mihi baltheus, Raphahel esto mihi scutum, Urihel esto mihi protector, Rumihel esto mihi defensor, Phanuihel esto mihi sanitas" [Gabriel, be a breastplate for me; Michael, be a baldric for me; Raphael, be a shield for me; Uriel, be a protector for me; Rumiel, be a defender for me; Phanuiel, be health for me].
Remarkably, Shareta is the third of those Vermeille winners, after Shawanda and Sharaya, to descend from the Baldric mare Shanizadeh, herself a descendant of the Aga's hugely influential Eclair.
It was a little difficult to concentrate, not because of the cameras, but because a voice in the back of my mind kept shouting, "Crikey, you're doing an interview with Baldric!" It just goes to show that preconceived images are sometimes difficult to escape.
(SGGK 2513-23) [The king and the court comfort the knight and laugh loudly at that; they graciously agree, those lords and ladies that belonged to the Table, that each knight of the brotherhood should have a baldric, a band of bright green slantwise across him, to be worn in the same way for the sake of that man.
2.What piece of armour is a baldric: an arm covering, a belt or a glove?