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/ˈsɛstəs/
noun (pl) -tus, -tuses
1.
(in classical Roman boxing) a pugilist's gauntlet of bull's hide loaded or studded with metal
Word Origin
C18: from Latin caestus, probably from caedere to strike, slay
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