cest

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See also: c'est, čest, CEST, and česť

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cestus.

Noun[edit]

cest (plural cests)

  1. (obsolete) A woman's girdle; a cestus.
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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cest

  1. genitive plural of cesta

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kistō, from Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē). Cognate with Old Frisian kiste, Middle Dutch kiste (Dutch kist), Old High German chista (German Kiste), Old Norse kista.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ċest f

  1. box, coffer

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cest m

  1. Alternative form of cist.