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cestus

noun ces·tus \ ˈses-təs \

Definition of cestus

plural cesti play \-ˌtī\
: a woman's belt; especially : a symbolic one worn by a bride

Origin and Etymology of cestus

Latin, girdle, belt, from Greek kestos, from kestos stitched, from kentein to prick — more at center


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cestus

noun

Definition of cestus

: a hand covering of leather bands often loaded with lead or iron and used by boxers in ancient Rome

Origin and Etymology of cestus

Latin cestus, caestus


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