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[ses-tuh] /ˈsɛs tə/
noun, Jai Alai.
a narrow, curved basket fitted on one end to a wooden handle with a glovelike compartment at the base, for catching and throwing the ball.
Origin of cesta
1900-05; < Spanish: literally, basket < Latin cista chest Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • They spoke little—it was he who had fetched the cesta—both immersed in individual thoughts.

    San Cristbal de la Habana Joseph Hergesheimer

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