from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A kind of belt or other girdle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A girth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To girdle; gird.
  • n. A girth. See surcingle.


From Old French cengle (Modern French sangle), from Latin cingulum ("girdle"), from cingere ("to gird"). (Wiktionary)


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