Discinct Dis*cinct, a. [L. discinctus, p. p. of discingere to ungird; dis- + cingere to gird.] Ungirded; loosely dressed. [R.] --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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  • discinct — dis·cinct …   English syllables

  • discinct —   a. partly or loosely clad; having belt removed …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • discinct — də̇ˈsiŋ(k)t adjective Etymology: Latin discinctus, from past participle of discingere to ungird, from dis dis (I) + cingere to gird more at cincture : loosely dressed; also : loose …   Useful english dictionary

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