bellyband :

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  • n  a cloth band that is worn around the waist (as on infants until the navel has healed)
  • n  a strap around the belly of a draft animal holding the shafts of a wagon

  • Every girl was sewing a red flannel bellyband for her favorite soldier, the theory being that it would keep out tropical fevers by day and the jungle damp by night.
  • What better account of absolute monism could there be than this: "They want the bellyband of the universe to fit tight all the way round"? But you do well to include the other .

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