surcingle


sur·cin·gle

noun \ˈsər-ˌsiŋ-gəl\

Definition of SURCINGLE

1
:  a belt, band, or girth passing around the body of a horse to bind a saddle or pack fast to the horse's back
2
archaic :  the cincture of a cassock

Origin of SURCINGLE

Middle English sursengle, from Anglo-French surcengle, from sur- + cengle girdle, from Latin cingulum — more at cingulum
First Known Use: 14th century

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