Caestus

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cestus or caestus2 (ˈsɛstəs)
 
n , pl -tus, -tuses
(in classical Roman boxing) a pugilist's gauntlet of bull's hide loaded or studded with metal
 
[C18: from Latin caestus, probably from caedere to strike, slay]
 
caestus or caestus2
 
n
 
[C18: from Latin caestus, probably from caedere to strike, slay]

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