noun Classical Antiquity.
Origin of cist1
Definition for cist (2 of 2)
Origin of cist2
Related formscist·ed, adjectivecis·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for cist
Mr. Merritt and others mention that in some of the graves pillars are employed to support the roof of the cist.Ancient art of the province of Chiriqui, Colombia|William Henry Holmes
A third urn was found a few feet from the cist, filled, like the two others, with ashes and half-burnt bones.
Cist troi homme signifïent trois ordenes ki sunt en sainte eglise.A Short History of French Literature|George Saintsbury
In the charioteer's cist were also found the bridle-bits, rings, buckles, and others of the metallic furnishings of the harness.
An immense number was there discovered in 1854 hidden together in a cist, the value of the whole being estimated at over £3,000.The Glories of Ireland|Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox