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cingle

See also: cinglé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French cengle (Modern French sangle), from Latin cingulum (girdle), from cingere (to gird).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cingle (plural cingles)

  1. A kind of belt or other girdle.
    • 1990, Guy Davenport, The Drummer of the Eleventh North Devonshire Fusiliers:
      A triangle of arcs, her slip, flag red, and her friend with a swimmer’s back and saucery hollows in his solidly boxed buttocks was cupped into a gauze pouch and cingle.

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

cingle

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cingler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of cingler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of cingler
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of cingler
  5. second-person singular imperative of cingler

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