Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun rare A girth.

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  • noun A kind of belt or other girdle.

Etymologies

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

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