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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers.

Usage examples (30)
  • Noun : The midnight sky had a cincture of stars
  • Some kind of cincture, we may further note, is included in almost every form of religious or ecclesiastical costume.
  • It was very tight; it was a cincture, a constraint.
  • Binds not a cincture smooth her bosom's orbed emotion. for more
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