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strap US English

A strip of leather, cloth, or other flexible material, often with a buckle, used to fasten, secure, or carry something or to hold onto something

the strap in strap US English

Punishment by beating with a strip of leather

strap in strop1 US English

A rope sling for handling cargo

strap US Thesaurus

thick leather straps

rug strap US English

A strap used to secure a rug or blanket; specifically a strap used to secure a horse rug to a horse.

strap-on US English

Able to be attached by a strap or straps

iron-strap US English

A short piece of rope connecting a line to a harpoon.

monk strap US English

= monk shoe.

pack strap US English

A strap (usually one of a pair) which secures a load round the forehead or shoulders of a person or to the back of a pack animal.

pole strap US English

= pole piece.

rump strap US English

= rump band.

strap hinge US English

A hinge with long leaves or flaps for screwing onto the surface of a door or gate

kicking strap US English

A strap used to prevent a horse from kicking

monkey-strap US English

US Military slang. A lifeline, a safety strap.

portage strap US English

A strap placed across the forehead to allow a canoe to be carried on the back, or to assist in the carrying of a backpack.

saddle strap US English

Any of various straps attached to a saddle, especially a strap linking the saddle girth to the saddle seat.

shoulder strap US English

A narrow strip of material going over the shoulder from the front to the back of a garment

spaghetti strap US English

A thin shoulder strap on an item of women’s clothing

strapped US English

Short of money

chinstrap US English

A strap attached to a hat, helmet, or other headgear, designed to hold it in place by fitting under the wearer’s chin

deckle US English

A device in a papermaking machine for limiting the size of the sheet, consisting of a continuous belt on either side of the wire

jockstrap US English

A support or protection for the male genitals, worn especially by athletes

strapline US English

A subsidiary heading or caption in a newspaper or magazine

strapwork US English

Ornamentation imitating pierced and interlaced straps