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Meaning of CINCTURE

Pronunciation:  'singkchur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

CINCTURE is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: girdle, sash, waistband, waistcloth
 See Also: band, cummerbund



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cinc"ture\, n. [L. cinctura, fr. cingere, cinctum, to
1. A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, -- as
   by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.

2. That which encompasses or incloses; an inclosure. ``Within
   the cincture of one wall.'' --Bacon.

3. (Arch.) The fillet, listel, or band next to the apophyge
   at the extremity of the shaft of a column.

Thesaurus Terms
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