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Definition of the noun Cist
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noun - plural: cists
- A small receptacle for sacred utensils carried in festivals in ancient Greece
- [archeology] A crypt cut into rock, chalk, or a tree trunk, especially a coffin formed by placing stone slabs on edge and topping them with a horizontal slab or slabs.
- Cist: A cist is a small stone-built coffin-like box or ossuary used to hold the bodies of the dead. Examples can be found across Europe and in the Middle East. A cist may have been associated with other monuments, perhaps under a cairn or long barrow. Several cists are sometimes found close together within the same cairn or barrow. Often ornaments have been found within an excavated cist, indicating the wealth or prominence of the interred individual.
- Cist a.k.a. Clipperton Island Time Zone is a time zone.
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by Amalananda Ghosh
Port-hole cist: A port-hole cist is a box-like burial chamber, largely underground and built of gneissic orthostats floorstone and...
cist: A transepted cist is an underground box-like structure with a main chamber and an antechamber. The four ...
by Edward Lewes Cutts
Cist. GoJstow Nun. Ben. Osoney Abbey. C. Aust. Shropshire. "Wenlock Priory. Clun. Shrewsbury. Hagmond Abbey. C. Aust. Lilleshall Abbey. C. Aust. Hales Owen Abbey. Pra3m. Somersetshire. Glastonbury Abbey. Ben. Bath Abbey. Ben.
Rudimentary Dictionary of Terms Used in Architecture, Civil, Architecture, Naval, Building and Construction, Early and Ecclesiastical Art, Engineering, Civil, Engineering, Mechanical, Fine Art, Mining, Surveying, Etc (1850)
To which are Added Explanatory Observations on Numerous Subjects Connected with Practical Art and Science by John Weale
Kent Cist. Nunnery Henry III. Lincolnshire Gloucester College, \ or Hall . . . J Benedictine 1260 Oxford Godeland .... King John Yorkshire Godestow .... Nunnery 1138 Oxfordshire Do.
by James Elmes
Cist, [cista, Lat. Kumf, Gr.] In architecture and sculpture. A case, chest, or basket. Also the name of the mystic baskets which were carried in the processions of the Eleusinian mysteries, ...
A general and bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts. Containing ... explanations of the principal terms used in Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving ... historical Sketches of the ... different Schools, etc (1826)
by James ELMES
CIST. [cista, Lat. Kiarn, Gr.] In architecture and sculpture. A case, chest, or basket. Also the name of the mystic baskets which were carried in the processions of the Eleusinian mysteries, and which were presented to the public as objects of ...
by Samuel Macauley Jackson, Talbot Wilson Chambers, Frank Hugh Foster
Cist. = Cistercian. O. O. M. = Minorite. O. O. Pr. = Dominican. S. Doctor abstractionum, acutus et illuminatissimus—Francis of Mayroni, d. 1325. — acutissimus—Francesco d'Albescoladella Rovere (Pope Sixtus IV., ...
Biblical, Doctrinal, Historical, and Practical by Samuel Macauley Jackson, Talbot Wilson Chambers, Frank Hugh Foster
Cist. = Citttercian. O. M. = Minorite. O. Pr. = Dominican. O. Proem. = Prasmonstrant. O. 8. Aug. = AmruKiiniau. O. S B. = Benedictine. O. Triii. = Trinitarian. S. .1. - = Jesuit. Doctor abstractionum, acutus et illuminatis- simus— Francis of Mayroni, ...
by Frank Leslie Cross, Elizabeth A. Livingstone
Cist. (ed.), Bilrliotheea Patrum Cistereierisium, id est Operum Ahhatum et Monaehorum Ordinis Cistereiensis aui saeeulo S. Berriardi aut paulo post eius olritumfloruerunt (8 vols., bound in 3, Bonnefon— taine and Paris, 1660 —9).
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Scrabble value of C3I1S1T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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