1) A girdle or girth, possibly for a sword belt or one of leather which passed round a horse's body and secured a pack on its back.

1348 lego Johanni ... unum cingulum de serico, Owthorne

1395 unum cingulum de blodio, Scarborough

c.1470 that none of the said craft make any steropp lethers or reens of bridills or eny counter singils of any lether that is barked ... nor none other harnese of barked lether but that is benayle, York.

spellings single
dates 1348 1395 1470

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