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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of cincture.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Having or wearing a cincture or girdle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Girded with a cincture; girdled.


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  • She is cinctured and veiled and would not know how to dress otherwise and would not be here at all if the children were healthy and the dogs middle-class.


  • Now that the lines are drawn, the players named and sworn to serve with valour, girded of the loins in polished leather cinctured brass upon the brows

    Seed Of Our Demise, the

  • His long robe was of dark cloth, cinctured round the waist with his rich sword-belt, from which was suspended

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Saw ye not white fog-wreaths floating through the cold gray dawn over ice-laden billows, as they roll through yon rock-cinctured chasm?

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851

  • Her waist, tight-cinctured, was -- which is the highest praise -- not ultra-fashionable, and the undulations of her gauzy drapery disclosed, as she receded, enough of ankle and crural adjacency to furnish hints of improvement to most classical sculptors.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 87, March, 1875

  • Ravenna, with barbaric pride, built her round-cinctured towers to the glory of the Exarchate.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 27, January, 1860

  • On either side stood as supporters, in full human size, or larger, a salvage man proper, to use the language of heraldry, wreathed and cinctured, and holding in his hand an oak-tree eradicated, that is, torn up by the roots.

    Chapter XLI

  • Millner, as mechanically, took one of the virginally cinctured cigars, and began to undo its wrappings.

    The Blond Beast

  • There came a gentle pat upon the woodland floor, and from a tree overhead dropped down another living plant like to the one above yet not exactly similar, a male, my instincts told me, in full solitary blossom like her above, cinctured with leaves, and supported by half a score of thick white roots that worked, as I looked, like the limbs of a crab.

    Gulliver of Mars

  • A sapphire sky fading to turquoise, in which great clouds crowded high in argent splendour -- a young girl naked of feet, her snowy body cinctured at the waist with straight and silvered folds, standing amid a riot of wild flowers, head slightly dropped back, white arms inert, pendant.

    The Common Law


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