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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Or is it the man in an alb, a cincture, an embroidered chasuble, a stole and Orthaheel Walking Shoes?
The parish priests wear cassocks, birettas, and fiddleback vestments, and they know what to do with an amice, maniple, and 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 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.
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'.
Father Godderz is dressed in a body-length alb, tied at the waist by a cincture of rope.
Missing from Snider's discussion, however, is any analysis of the way Milton treats this issue later in Paradise Lost, when he portrays the change in Adam and Eve from prelapsarian mythic figures to postlapsarian primitives, comparing them to "Indians known / In Malabar or Decan" or "the American so girt / With leathered cincture, naked else and wild" (PL X.