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belt

1. n. a blow with the fist or hand. Quiet or I’ll give you a belt in the chops.
2. tv. to strike someone. Quiet or I’ll belt you one!
3. n. a kick or a thrill. We all got quite a belt from your jokes.
4. n. the rush or jolt from an injection of a drug. (Drugs.) This stuff has one hell of a belt.
5. n. an injection of a drug. (Drugs.) I could use a belt of smack to hold off the pain.
6. n. a swallow of liquor. Three more quick belts and he was ready to sit down and talk.
7. tv. to drink (something). (see also belt the grape.) He belted his drink and asked for another.
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So the Herd-boy went back to his hut, and taking his loaf and belt with him, he went to the nearest town.
I had to look at his face while I was takin' the belt off.
Dan lit the candle because he had bought the belt, and the cook grunted and muttered charms as long as he could see the ducking point of flame.
The Belt was captured by a little girl named Dorothy, who lives in Kansas, in the United States of America.
One of my spies, who is a Blackbird, flew over the desert to the Land of Oz, and saw the Magic Belt in Ozma's palace," replied the King with a groan.
This same Belt had once enabled Roquat the Red to carry out many wicked plans; but that was before Ozma and her people marched to the underground cavern and captured it.
In their sickness they wore no clothing, not even loin-cloths, though they retained their shell armlets, their bead necklaces, and their leather belts, between which and the skin were thrust naked knives.
Her uncle's only answer was to lift her up and unhook the new belt of which she was so proud.
Alec, surveying the belt with great disfavour as he put the clasp forward several holes, to Rose's secret dismay, for she was proud of her slender figure, and daily rejoiced that she wasn't as stout as Luly Miller, a former schoolmate, who vainly tried to repress her plumpness.
It will fall off if it is so loose," she said anxiously, as she stood watching him pull her precious belt about.
But just before they came to the belt of birch which hid their home, Anne saw a girl who was driving a flock of snow- white geese along the crest of a velvety green hill on the right.
The other swept back the guineas into the belt, and put it on again under his waistcoat.
And as if all this were not enough, he had a belt full of golden guineas round his loins.
Run along, run along, Vassily Lukitch is calling you," said the porter, hearing the tutor's steps approaching, and carefully taking away from his belt the little hand in the glove half pulled off, he signed with his head towards the tutor.
The most, however, were young and dandy archers, with fresh English faces, their beards combed out, their hair curling from under their close steel hufkens, with gold or jewelled earrings gleaming in their ears, while their gold-spangled baldrics, their silken belts, and the chains which many of them wore round their thick brown necks, all spoke of the brave times which they had had as free companions.