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It stands in marked contrast with the of the valiant Lycians, whose short and spare tunic required no cincture to confine it.
STUDIES ON HOMER AND THE HOMERIC AGE, VOL. 1 OF 3W. E. GLADSTONE
He stood unarmed, except for the knife and war-axe swinging from crimson-beaded sheaths at his cincture.
THE LITTLE RED FOOTROBERT W. CHAMBERS
Their only covering was a cincture or apron of green leaves; they were gaily painted, some one colour and some another.
HEROINES THAT EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOWVARIOUS
He knotted the cincture around his middle and thrust his hands into the pockets, turning to me for approval.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, JUNE, 1931VARIOUS
The shore line drew a cincture of pines across the broad base, where it faded unreal into the mist.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
As for the rider, he wore no other clothing than a light cincture at his waist, and a pair of moccasins.
THE OREGON TRAILFRANCIS PARKMAN, JR.
Then came the Kabulis, who wrestled stripped except for a cincture round the waist.
AT THE COURT OF THE AMRJOHN ALFRED GRAY
Durtal looked at the Trappist as he walked majestic and quiet, his head buried in his hood, his hands passed under his cincture.
EN ROUTEJ.-K. (JORIS-KARL) HUYSMANS
The fidelity, at least to Philip and Spain, disappeared; but the four rivers still as of old surround Dort with a cincture.
A WANDERER IN HOLLANDE. V. LUCAS
Around the hips is a rich cincture, and a double chain with dependant jewel encircles the neck.
THE STRIFE OF THE ROSES AND DAYS OF THE TUDORS IN THE WESTWILLIAM HENRY HAMILTON ROGERS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CINCTURE

  • band
  • begird
  • belt
  • cincture
  • circle
  • compass
  • encompass
  • engird
  • gird
  • girdle
  • ring
  • surround
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