Definition of cist in English:
1 Archaeology An ancient coffin or burial chamber made from stone or a hollowed tree.
- He pointed at long flat slabs resting on stone kists.
- Some bodies were laid out straight, some crouched; some in stone cists, others in hollows in the rubble.
- Excavations revealed a sarsen stone cist containing a cremation burial accompanied by a bronze awl and a jet pendant.
Words that rhyme with cistassist, coexist, consist, cyst, desist, enlist, exist, gist, grist, hist, insist, list, Liszt, mist, persist, resist, schist, subsist, tryst, twist, whist, wist, wrist
Definition of cist in:
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