Sam Browne

Sam Browne type of belt with shoulder strap, 1915, from Sir Samuel James Browne (1824-1901), British general who invented it.

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  • Sam Browne — General Sir Samuel James Browne VC GCB KCSI (3 October 1824 14 March 1901) was a British Indian Army cavalry officer in India and the Near East, best known today as the namesake of the Sam Browne belt.He was born in Barrackpore, India, the son of …   Wikipedia

  • Sam Browne — n. (1824 1901) General Sir Samuel James Browne, British Army cavalry officer in India and the Near East after whome the Sam Browne belt is named …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sam browne — n. (in full Sam Browne belt) an army officer s belt and the strap supporting it. Etymology: Sir Samuel J. Browne, Brit. military commander d. 1901 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sam Browne — noun see Sam Browne belt …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Sam Browne — (also Sam Browne belt) n (BrE) a type of leather belt with a strap that passes from the left side over the right shoulder, worn by British army officers, certain police officers, etc. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sam Browne —  not Brown, for the type of belt worn diagonally across the chest …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Sam Browne —    not Brown, for the type of belt worn diagonally across the chest …   Dictionary of troublesome word

  • Sam Browne — noun a leather belt with a supporting strap that passes over the right shoulder, worn by army and police officers. Origin early 20th cent.: named after the British military commander Sir Samuel J. Brown(e) …   English new terms dictionary

  • Sam Browne (musician) — Sam Browne (born London, England 1899 died 1972) was an English dance band singer, born in London, became one of the most popular British dance band vocalists of the 1930s. He is particularly remembered singing with Jack Hylton and with Ambrose… …   Wikipedia

  • Sam Browne (disambiguation) — Sam Browne may refer to:*Sam Browne (1824 ndash;1901), UK general *Sam Browne (musician), UK singerItems named Sam Browne:*Sam Browne belt, item of clothing named for General Sam Browneee also*Samuel Brown *Sam Brown …   Wikipedia

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