Dog-belt

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Dog-belt a broad leather belt round the waist for drawing dans or sledges in the low workings of coal-mines
    • ***

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. doggë; not in A.S.; Dut. dog, a mastiff; Ger. dogge, docke.

Usage

In literature:

The St. Bernard dog-collar did duty as a belt.
"Blix" by Frank Norris
A pair of suspenders, torn into two separate straps, made a belt for himself and a collar for his dog.
"Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up" by Clarence Edward Mulford
Your Committee don't want to get "mashed" on some ethereal creature whose belt is not big enough for a dog collar.
"Peck's Compendium of Fun" by George W. Peck
Hours were spent in vain, when it was suggested that Belt's dog, a vicious mongrel-cur, should be put upon the trail.
"Idle Hour Stories" by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
Experiencing the sharp pangs of hunger, I slashed a bit of leather from my belt, and chewed it savagely as a dog might chew a dry bone.
"Prisoners of Chance" by Randall Parrish
He hung one of the ptarmigan at his belt, and letting the dogs smell it, walked on before.
"Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
Your Committee don't want to get "mashed" on some ethereal creature whose belt is not big enough for a dog collar.
"Peck's Sunshine Being a Collection of Articles Written for Peck's Sun, Milwaukee, Wis. - 1882" by George W. Peck
They are worked altogether by boys from eight to twelve years of age, on all-fours, with a dog belt and chain.
"Cotton is King and The Pro-Slavery Arguments" by Various
He tightened his belt for a long chase, and set his lean jaws doggedly as he resumed the trail.
"The House in the Water" by Charles G. D. Roberts
The white dogs following them are painted with red figures, and adorned with belts of wampum, feathers and ribbons.
"Peculiarities of American Cities" by Willard Glazier
To make matters more simple and easy for him, one of the men made the dog a broad belt of canvas.
"Aileen Aroon, A Memoir" by Gordon Stables
Then, with belts deeply drawn in, they resumed their journey in dogged silence.
"Hoof and Claw" by Charles G. D. Roberts
The weight of the dog turns the wheel and power is conveyed to the churn by a light rope belt.
"Farm Mechanics" by Herbert A. Shearer
***

In news:

Printed leather belts, dog collars and wrist cuffs.
Volunteers need help giving dog found with belt embedded in his neck a second chance.
Robert Cabral, Black Belt Dog Trainer, Offers 10 Tips to Avoid Dog Bites.
Talent certainly wasn't an issue for Team Blake on 'The Voice' tonight (Oct 15), as Lelia Broussard and Suzanna Choffel belted out an intense duet of ' Dog Days Are Over' by Florence + the Machine.
Talent certainly wasn't an issue for Team Blake on 'The Voice' tonight (Oct 15), as Lelia Broussard and Suzanna Choffel belted out an intense duet of 'Dog Days Are Over' by Florence + the Machine.
To earn requirements toward a Pet Care Belt Loop and Academic Pin, local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will have a dog show called "Mutt and Me" at Rabbit Hill Park in Dacula on Saturday.
Should dogs and cats wear seat belt restraints in motor vehicles.
A dog car restraint belt is seen on the ezydog.com website.
LAKE CHARLES, La (NBC33) – A Lake Charles woman has been arrested for allegedly abusing a five-year-old girl with a leather belt and dog leash.
For smaller dogs, the ADAC recommends harnesses made with large belts, sturdy metal attachments and two tie-ins.
I have four dogs, and no way you can seat-belt all of them.
Three Dog Night said it best when lead singer Danny Hutton belted out, "I must let the show go on".
Use biodegradable plates, cups and utensils for your next dinner party, accent your living room with pillows made from reclaimed seat belts, or give your dog a Recycle Bone.
***