cesta

[ 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
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Examples from the Web for cesta

  • They spoke little—it was he who had fetched the cesta—both immersed in individual thoughts.

    San Cristbal de la Habana|Joseph Hergesheimer