Cincture

Definition of Cincture

Cinc´ture
n.1.A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, - as by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.
2.That which encompasses or incloses; an inclosure.
3.(Arch.) The fillet, listel, or band next to the apophyge at the extremity of the shaft of a column.

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anklet, arena, armlet, band, begird, belt, bracelet, cingulum, circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture, circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, close, collar, collarband, confine, container, containment, coop, court, courtyard, curtilage, delimited field, earring, ecliptic, embracement, encincture, encirclement, enclave, enclosure, encompassment, enfoldment, engird, envelopment, environment, equator, fascia, field, fillet, finger ring, fold, gird, girding, girdle, girdling, girt, girth, great circle, ground, hoop, inclusion, involvement, list, neckband, necklace, nose ring, pale, paling, park, pen, quad, quadrangle, quoit, ring, sash, square, surrounding, theater, toft, waistband, wristband, wristlet, yard, zodiac, zone
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