Little Belt


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Little Belt:

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[Great Belt and Little Belt], two shallow straits, S Denmark, connecting the Kattegat with the Baltic Sea. The Store Bælt, c.
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, straits, Denmark.

Little Belt

a strait in Denmark, between Jutland and Funen Island, linking the Kattegat with the Baltic. Length: about 48 km (30 miles). Width: up to 29 km (18 miles)
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On the morning of the sixteenth, the crew of the British sloop Little Belt spotted a "strange sail" in the distance and pursued it for identification, as they were in search of the British frigate Guerriere.
One striking example can stand for many: Trondheim was to become the naval base of the new greater Germany, peopled by 300,000 transplanted Germans and connected to Klagenfurt by a four-lane highway, with bridges across the Great and Little Belt.
38s with only six spare cartridges on a little belt loop slide.
Otherwise I end up running out of the house without that fab little belt, bangle or whatever and we can't have that, now can we?
Then there are the handgunners who carry a top-quality gun in a top-quality holster, and hang both off some cheesy little belt that is made from something that resembles woven mouse fur or tanned chicken hide.
On drawer sanders, it's advisable to use as little belt tension as possible to run the coated abrasive belt.
The President attacked the Little Belt on May 16, disabling it, killing nine, and wounding 23 of the crew.
President (44 guns), he met and defeated a smaller man-of-war, later identified as the British sloop Little Belt (20 guns) (May 16, 1811); and in the aftermath of the Chesapeake-Leopard affair he returned home a hero; during the War of 1812 he undertook several squadron cruises (1812-1813) but met with little success; led a small detachment of sailors in the defense of Washington (August 1814); won distinction in the more successful defense of Baltimore (September 12-14); appointed to the new Board of Navy Commissioners together with fellow commodores Isaac Hull and David Porter (February 1815); served there until named commander of the Mediterranean Squadron (1824); served in that post for three years (1824-1827), with his flag aboard U.
Ramboll's specialist experience in old riveted steel bridges also includes the Danish Storstrm Bridge and the Old Little Belt Bridge.
The detail is nice, with threequarter-length flared sleeves and a neat little belt, but the pale grey just drains Carla of colour.
It's a splendid little belt knife with 5 1/4-inch long blade and a handsome antler handle featuring both a poured pewter bolster and a coin silver buttcap.