cincture


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Synonyms for cincture

to encircle with or as if with a band

Synonyms for cincture

a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

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[Speaker points to another part of the picture.] The one wearing gray Dockers adjustable-waist pleated pants, a navy blue sweater and Hush Puppies slip-ons and holding the paten he was just handed by the man in an alb, a cincture, an embroidered chasuble, a stole and Orthaheel Walking Shoes?
(13.) With this type of garment decoration (cincture), Vasari perhaps is alluding to the Counter-Reformation emphasis on the new decorative vestments of the clergy.
The parish priests wear cassocks, birettas, and fiddleback vestments, and they know what to do with an amice, maniple, and cincture. And the good sisters sport a line of starched wimples, habits, and rosary beads that make the Marines look like sissies.
Finally, he carried out a tall white baptismal candle and lit it, then disappeared into the room again to trade his black suit for a long white robe called an "alb," topped by a pale gold stole and tied at the waist with a plaited white "cincture."
Vicars wear the alb, a voluminous garment believed to have descended from the Roman undergarment called a tunica, held in place by the cincture, a white, tasselled cord.
He also prescribed as their religious dress a black habit and veil, a black cincture on which a large rosary is worn, a band of white linen across the forehead, and a white linen coif fastened under the chin.
The Paris Parlement would eventually find in favor of the archdeacon: [The Parlement] consequently safeguards and maintains said Charles Cocquart de la Motte, Archdeacon of Josas within the Church of Paris, in the right to take the best bed linen, habit or cassock, cincture, surplice, almuss, breviary, biretta, horse, or donkey if applicable, following the death of priests within his Archdeaconry, as belonging to him by right after their passing, because of his office and dignity of Archdeacon to take a funeral fee.
suspectum cincture. Figures 2 and 3 clearly show the banded pattern typical of this subspecies.
Such of late Columbus found the American so girt With feathered cincture, naked else and wild Among the trees on isles and woody shores.
He should have a secret place, sprinkled with holy water, in which he can place the book, after binding it with a priestly cincture and a stole placed in the form of a cross.
The bodice is embellished with leather flowers and a cincture (monk's belt) style sash.
The heavens jumped away Bursting the cincture of the zodiac, Shot flares with nothing left to say To us, not coming back Unless they should at last, Like hard-flung dice that ramble out the throw, Be gathered for another cast.
(89) At 3,3,5 Theagenes wears a brooch displaying Athena with the Gorgon's head on her shield, and at 3,4,3 Charikleia wears a cincture of serpents.
Here's where we learn coif from cincture, coronet from cap with the help of a glossary of church terms.
The observer continuously simplifies himself, partly for journalistic reasons, as when he follows the ancient limits of Rome: 'City walls to a properly constituted American, can never be an object of indifference, and it is emphatically "no end of a sensation" to pace in the shadow of this massive cincture of Rome'.