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Definition of cincture:

  1. A belt, a girdle, or something worn round the body, - as by an ecclesiastic for confining the alb.
  2. That which encompasses or incloses; an inclosure.
  3. The fillet, listel, or band next to the apophyge at the extremity of the shaft of a column.


stays, engirdle, waistband, gird, ring, corset, window sash, edge, engird, girt, compass, waistcloth, encompass, girdle, sash, begird.

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