ceint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See cincture.

Noun[edit]

ceint (plural ceints)

  1. (obsolete) a girdle

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ceint in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ceint, from Latin cinctus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ceint m (feminine singular ceinte, masculine plural ceints, feminine plural ceintes)

  1. past participle of ceindre
  2. third-person singular present indicative of ceindre

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cent.

Noun[edit]

ceint m (genitive singular ceint, nominative plural ceinteanna)

  1. (money) (American) cent

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
ceint cheint gceint
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

ceint m (oblique plural ceinz or ceintz, nominative singular ceinz or ceintz, nominative plural ceint)

  1. Alternative form of cent