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#111976 - 09/12/03 09:51 PM baldric Joined: Jan 2001
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"The center of the most animated group was a Musketeer of great height and haughty countenance, dressed in a costume so peculiar as to attract general attention. He did not wear the uniform cloak--which was not obligatory at that epoch of less liberty but more independence--but a cerulean-blue doublet, a little faded and worn, and over this a magnificent baldric, worked in gold, which shone like water ripples in the sun. A long cloak of crimson velvet fell in graceful folds from his shoulders, disclosing in front the splendid baldric, from which was suspended a gigantic rapier. "
5ME bauderik < OFr baudrei < Frank *balti, belt < ? L balteus > BELT6 a belt worn over one shoulder and across the chest to support a sword, bugle, etc.
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