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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 when the day approached he put on his invisible belt, took a sack of gold pieces with him, and slipping into her room in the middle of the night, he placed the bag of gold beside her bed and returned to his sheep.
Then for the first time he noticed, just as he reached his master's house, that he had forgotten the belt which made him invisible.
His hands were empty, he had lost helmet and belt, and he was bleeding from a wound in the neck.
Faith, the Commander-in-chief ought to be hanged in his own little sword- belt for makin' us work on wather.
He undid the burnished belt, and beneath this the cuirass and the belt of mail which the bronze-smiths had made; then, when he had seen the wound, he wiped away the blood and applied some soothing drugs which Chiron had given to Aesculapius out of the good will he bore him.
said Harvey, with quivering lips, as he fumbled at the clasp of the belt.
He's fast still," he whispered to Dan, who slipped out his knife and cut the line, as Harvey flung the belt far overside.
But, stay a moment - look here, it has just fallen of its own accord into the last hole of the belt.
Well, every day at four o'clock Ozma has promised to look at me in that picture, and if I am in need of help I am to make her a certain sign and she will put on the Nome King's Magic Belt and wish me to be with her in Oz.
A little girl named Dorothy, who was here with Ozma of Oz, stole my Belt and carried it away with her," said the King, grinding his teeth with rage.
Her uncle's only answer was to lift her up and unhook the new belt of which she was so proud.
The only other weapon discovered was an undischarged revolver in the dead officer's belt.
We can't see it yet--the belt of birch running up from that little cove hides it.
The captain was looking at the guineas, and then at the belt, and then at the gentleman's face; and I thought he seemed excited.
He stood keeping hold of the hall porter's belt, and gazing into his face.