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Definition of "cist" [cist]

  • A wicker receptacle used in ancient Rome for carrying sacred utensils in a procession. (noun)
  • A stone-lined grave, especially a tomb consisting of a pit lined with stones and often having a lid of stone or wood. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cist" in a sentence
  • "So "cist" may seem to imply acting against something when one is actually tolerant and peaceable while having a personal belief system."
  • "Ray Cist: get the "cist" out of your eyes and open them, there are Mexicans all over Washington Ave."
  • "Firstly are you r-cist YOU state racially foreigners are of lesser value, you dont like the comparison, when you became British did your DNA mutate, when YOU look abroad you look down on foreigners."