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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Belt·ed a.
 1. Encircled by, or secured with, a belt; as, a belted plaid; girt with a belt, as an honorary distinction; as, a belted knight; a belted earl.
 2. Marked with a band or circle; as, a belted stalk.
 3. Worn in, or suspended from, the belt.
    Three men with belted brands.   --Sir W. Scott.
 Belted cattle, cattle originally from Dutch stock, having a broad band of white round the middle, while the rest of the body is black; -- called also blanketed cattle.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Blan·ket, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blanketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Blanketing.]
 1. To cover with a blanket.
    I'll . . . blanket my loins.   --Shak.
 2. To toss in a blanket by way of punishment.
    We'll have our men blanket 'em i' the hall.   --B. Jonson.
 3. To take the wind out of the sails of (another vessel) by sailing to windward of her.
 Blanket cattle. See Belted cattle, under Belted.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cat·tle n. pl.  Quadrupeds of the Bovine family; sometimes, also, including all domestic quadrupeds, as sheep, goats, horses, mules, asses, and swine.
 Belted cattle, Black cattle. See under Belted, Black.
 Cattle guard, a trench under a railroad track and alongside a crossing (as of a public highway). It is intended to prevent cattle from getting upon the track.
 cattle louse Zool., any species of louse infecting cattle. There are several species. The Hæmatatopinus eurysternus and Hæmatatopinus vituli are common species which suck blood; Trichodectes scalaris eats the hair.
 Cattle plague, the rinderpest; called also Russian cattle plague.
 Cattle range, or Cattle run, an open space through which cattle may run or range. [U. S.] --Bartlett.
 Cattle show, an exhibition of domestic animals with prizes for the encouragement of stock breeding; -- usually accompanied with the exhibition of other agricultural and domestic products and of implements.