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 Belted Knight.Belten’ebros. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Belted Will.
 
Lord William Howard, warden of the western marches (1563–1640).   1
       
“His Bilboa blade, by marchmen felt,
Hung in a broad and studded belt;
Hence, in rude phrase, the borderers still
Called noble Howard Belted Will.
       
Scott.
 


 Belted Knight.Belten’ebros. 

 
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