noun (plural ceintures pronunc. same)• rare
- A girdle or belt.More example sentences
- I asked her to consult the evidence of her eyes, and whether such a costume, braided hair with jewels, and an embroidered gown with rich ceinture, had at all a manly appearance.
- She forms a knot in Guigemar's chemise that only she can untie, and he places a ceinture around her waist that only he can unfasten.
- Most recognizable were the brightly colored, woven sashes, or ceintures.
late Middle English: via French from Latin cinctura (see cincture).