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ceinture

Line breaks: cein|ture
Pronunciation: /sãˈtjʊə
 
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Definition of ceinture in English:

noun (plural ceintures pronounced same)

rare
A girdle or belt.
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.

Origin

late Middle English: via French from Latin cinctura (see cincture).

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