[san-too r, -tyoo r, san-cher; French san-tyr]
Origin of ceinture
< French; Old French ceingture < Latin cinctūra; see cincture
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Examples from the Web for ceinture
In fig. 208 is shown a placque for a ceinture or belt, with a buckle to receive the thong.
The ceinture was also composed of brilliants, emeralds and sapphires.
He fidgeted with the tassel of his ceinture, and she watched his moving fingers.Hilda
Sarah Jeanette Duncan
Fig. 38 represents portions of a bronze plaque from that country, used on a ceinture or belt.
Such a ceinture was worth fighting for, whilst his pocket-book contained ample funds for all immediate necessities.The Albert Gate Mystery