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cestus

Saltos de línea: ces¦tus
Pronunciación: /ˈsɛstəs
 
/

Definición de cestus en inglés:

sustantivo (plural cesti /-tʌɪ/)

A belt or girdle, especially one worn by a bride in ancient times.
Example sentences
  • If she spoke rustic Greek instead of bad English, and wore a cestus in place of an ill-fitting corset, you'd swear she was a goddess.
  • He fastened with his own hand this rich cestus upon the person of the lovely tourist.
  • He ridiculed a beautiful cestus, or clasp of brilliants and emeralds.

Origen

mid 16th century: Latin, from Greek kestos 'stitched'.

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