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Cist (Greek kistê, Latin cista)

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A chest or box. Generally used as a coffer for the remains of the dead. The Greek and Roman cist was a deep cylindrical basket made of wickerwork, like a lady’s work-basket. The basket into which voters cast their tablets was called a “cist;” but the mystic cist used in the rites of Cerēs was latterly made of bronze.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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