Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,
Nehama
med_cat
1word1day

Friday word: Ceinture

cein·ture noun \saⁿ(n)-ˈtyu̇r, -ˈtu̇r, ˈsan-chər\ : a belt or sash for the waist

Example:

~ Chesterfield’s Art of Letter-Writing Simplified…To Which is Appended the Complete Rules of Etiquette, and the Usages of Society: Containing The Most Approved Rules For Correct Deportment In Fashionable Life, Together With Hints To Gentlemen And Ladies On Irregular And Vulgar Habits, Also, The Etiquette Of Love And Courtship, Marriage Etiquette, &c., 1857via University of Pittsburgh Digital Collectionsceinture: a belt or sash for the waist

~ Chesterfield’s Art of Letter-Writing Simplified…To Which is Appended the Complete Rules of Etiquette, and the Usages of Society: Containing The Most Approved Rules For Correct Deportment In Fashionable Life, Together With Hints To Gentlemen And Ladies On Irregular And Vulgar Habits, Also, The Etiquette Of Love And Courtship, Marriage Etiquette, &c., 1857
via University of Pittsburgh Digital Collections; from questionableadvice Tumblr


First Known Use: 15th century
Tags: c, latin, noun, wordsmith: med_cat
Subscribe

  • Sunday Word: Cerulean

    cerulean [s uh- roo-lee- uhn] adjective: resembling the blue of the sky; a shade of blue ranging between azure and a darker sky blue…

  • Wednesday Word: Peloton

    Peloton - noun. Every now and then a word becomes a brand name, as in the case of everyone's favourite pandemic bike, Peloton. I only discovered…

  • Tuesday word: Proficient

    Thursday, June 6, 2013 Proficient (adjective, noun) pro·fi·cient [pruh-fish-uhnt] adjective 1. well-advanced or competent in any art, science,…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Comments allowed for members only

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments