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 for Cincture
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cincture \Cinc"ture\, n. [L. cinctura, fr. cingere, cinctum, to
     1. A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, -- as
        by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. That which encompasses or incloses; an inclosure. "Within
        the cincture of one wall." --Bacon.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Arch.) The fillet, listel, or band next to the apophyge
        at the extremity of the shaft of a column.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a band of material around the waist that strengthens a
           skirt or trousers [syn: girdle, cincture, sash,
           waistband, waistcloth]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "cincture":
     anklet, arena, armlet, band, begird, belt, bracelet, cingulum,
     circling, circumambience, circumambiency, circumcincture,
     circumflexion, circumjacence, circumposition, close, collar,
     collarband, confine, container, containment, coop, court,
     courtyard, curtilage, delimited field, earring, ecliptic,
     embracement, encincture, encirclement, enclave, enclosure,
     encompassment, enfoldment, engird, envelopment, environment,
     equator, fascia, field, fillet, finger ring, fold, gird, girding,
     girdle, girdling, girt, girth, great circle, ground, hoop,
     inclusion, involvement, list, neckband, necklace, nose ring, pale,
     paling, park, pen, quad, quadrangle, quoit, ring, sash, square,
     surrounding, theater, toft, waistband, wristband, wristlet, yard,
     zodiac, zone

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