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cincture (n.)

"belt, girdle, or band worn round the body," 1580s, from Latin cinctura "a girdle," from cinctus, past participle of cingere "to surround, encircle" (see cinch (n.)). Especially the girdle used to confine a clergyman's cassock. The verb is recorded from 1757 (implied in cinctured).

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Definitions of cincture

cincture (n.)
a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers;
Synonyms: girdle / sash / waistband / waistcloth
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