ETYM as. belt; akin to Icel. belti, Swed. bälte, Dan. baelte, Old High Germ. balz, Latin balteus, Irish and Gael. balt border, belt.
1. A band to tie or buckle around the body (usually at the waist).
2. An elongated region where a specific condition is found.
3. Endless loop of flexible material between two rotating shafts or pulleys.
A belt or sash for the waist.
1. The act of encircling
2. An encircling area; girdle, belt; especially; a cord or sash of cloth worn around an ecclesiastical vestment or the habit of a religious
A band (as of trousers or a skirt) fitting around the waist.