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Belts (costume accessories)

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Flexible straps or bands generally encircling the waist or hips or passing over the shoulder and usually having some type of fastener, such as a buckle; worn for decoration, support, or to carry such items as weapons, tools, or money.

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<costume accessories worn>

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belt (costume accessory)


11yrs ago

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