EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CINCTURE
Each of us were drawn by him, she with the cincture of Venus, and I with the crescent of Dian.
These women had a cincture of cotton about their loins, but were otherwise nude.
He threw himself back in an arm-chair, tucking his hands into his cincture.
Yea, though every knight in the realm essayed to unfasten that cincture, it would not yield, except to one alone.
Then she applied the antiseptic dressing, and bound the lint tightly down with a cincture about the animal.
It stands in marked contrast with the of the valiant Lycians, whose short and spare tunic required no cincture to confine it.
Cincture, singk′tūr, n. a girdle or belt: a moulding round a column.
He stood unarmed, except for the knife and war-axe swinging from crimson-beaded sheaths at his cincture.
Yet there is no other cincture which will so beautifully express the grace of a lithe young figure.
Round the waist they wore a broad zone or cincture, flounced on both edges, and embroidered and jewelled in the centre.
1580s, from Latin cinctura "a girdle," from cinctus, past participle of cingere "to surround, encircle" (see cinch (n.)). The verb is recorded from 1757 (implied in Cinctured).