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 Bel’tane (2 syl.).Belted Will. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Belted Knight.
 
The right of wearing belt and spurs. Even to the present day knights of the shire are “girt with a belt and sword,” when the declaration of their election is officially made.   1
 


 Bel’tane (2 syl.).Belted Will. 

 
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