Share this entry
bellyband Line breaks: belly|band
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛlɪband/

Definition of bellyband in English:


A band placed round a horse’s belly to harness it to the shafts of a cart.
Example sentences
  • As soon as he had finished eating, he told me to go out and get the bellyband off the harness.
  • The martingale is that piece of leather going from the chinstrap of the bridle to either the chest strap or the bellyband.
  • A broad leather bellyband prevented the cart from tipping backwards.
Definition of bellyband in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources