Cincture

Cinc"ture

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