(also belly band)
1a band placed around the belly, in particular. a part of a horse’s harness that attaches to the shafts of a cart. a cloth strip used to protect an infant’s navel. an absorbent cloth strip used to aid in a male dog’s housebreaking. 2a band wrapped around an item of merchandise, in particular. a band that prevents a product from opening prior to display or purchase. a printed strip wrapped around a book or magazine for promotional purposes.