Pronunciation: (ses'tus),[key] —n., —pl.-tiPronunciation: (-tī).[key] 1. a girdle or belt, esp. as worn by women of ancient Greece.
2. Class. Myth.the girdle of Venus, decorated with every object that could arouse amorous desire. Also,esp. Brit.,ces'tos.
Pronunciation: (ses'tus),[key] —n., —pl.-tus•es.Rom. Antiq. a hand covering made of leather strips and often covered with metal studs, worn by boxers.