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English citations of spider strap
Noun: "a system of connected straps"
1908, United States Cavalry Association, Journal of the United States Cavalry Association, Volume 19, page 166:
- A third strap was put around the scabbard just below the mouth, and this strap was fastened to the off rear spider strap.
2005, F+W Publications, Inc., Scuba diving, Issues 7-11, page 77:
- The five-point spider strap system is secure and easy to adjust, and removing the maks is as simple as pushing the lower strap buckles forward.
2007, Tony Wells, Black Man Under the Deep Blue Sea: Memoirs of a Black Commercial Diver in Southeast Asia, ISBN 1424174228, page 193:
- ... and in each case no one seemed to be able to explain how the diver's hat's [sic] had managed to come off of the divers' heads because, not only are they zipped on, they are also held on by a tight rubber spider strap, making it very difficult to remove.