procinct

1 of 2

noun (1)

obsolete

procinct

2 of 2

noun (2)

obsolete
: readiness
war he perceived, war in procinctJohn Milton

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English procincte, from Medieval Latin procinctum, alteration of praecinctum

Noun (2)

Latin procinctus, from pro- before, in front + cinctus, past participle of cingere to gird

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“Procinct.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/procinct. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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