Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A lady's girdle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A woman's girdle; a cestus.

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  • noun obsolete A woman's girdle; a cestus.

Etymologies

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Latin cestus.

Examples

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  • Better a cest than a cestode.

    November 2, 2011