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ces•tus



Pronunciation: (ses'tus), [key]
n.,
pl. -tiPronunciation: (-tī). [key]

1. a girdle or belt, esp. as worn by women of ancient Greece.
2. Class. Myth.the girdle of Venus, decorated with every object that could arouse amorous desire. Also, esp. Brit.,ces'tos.

ces•tus



Pronunciation: (ses'tus), [key]
n.,
pl. -tus•es.
Rom. Antiq.
a hand covering made of leather strips and often covered with metal studs, worn by boxers.

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