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Definition cinch

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Occitan cencha or Spanish cincha (“a belt or girth”), from Late Latin cingula, from Latin cingulum. Doublet of cingle.

Noun

cinch (plural cinches)

  1. A simple saddle girth used in Mexico.
  2. (informal) Something that is very easy to do.
  3. (informal) A firm hold.
Verb

cinch (third-person singular simple present cinches, present participle cinching, simple past and past participle cinched)

  1. To bring to certain conclusion.
  2. To tighten down.

Etymology 2

Compare senses at etymology 1 (a girth, a tight grip), perhaps suggesting the tactics used in the game; or perhaps from Spanish cinco (“five”), the five spots of the colour of the trump being important cards.

Noun

cinch (plural cinches)

  1. (card games) A variety of auction pitch in which a draw to improve the hand is added, and the five of trumps (called "right Pedro") and the five of the same colour (called "left Pedro", and ranking between the five and the four of trumps) are each worth five. Fifty-one points make a game.
Verb

cinch (third-person singular simple present cinches, present participle cinching, simple past and past participle cinched)

  1. (card games) In the game of cinch, to protect (a trick) by playing a higher trump than the five.


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