noun (plural ceintures pronounced same)rare
A girdle or belt.
- The corners are gathered together in a rosette and knotted along the ceinture so as to overlap slightly, while the lower end floats free.
- It is worn from the ceinture in front, and looks much like a row of very elongated little bells, which clash together with a musical tinkle at every movement of the wearer.
- Most recognizable were the brightly colored, woven sashes, or ceintures.
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