Origin: Fr < pp. of enceindre < L incingere, to gird about < in, in + cingere, to surround
Origin: Fr < ML incincta, orig. fem. of incinctus, ungirt < L in-, not + cinctus, pp. of cingere, to gird, surround: see cinch
See enceinte in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , ultimately from Latin inciēns, pregnant; see keuə- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: , from Late Latin incīncta
Origin: , from
Origin: feminine past participle of incingere, to surround closely
Origin: : Latin in-, in; see in-2
Origin: + Latin cingere, to gird; see kenk- in Indo-European roots.
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