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cinch

1
US and Canadian a band around a horse's belly to keep the saddle in position

cinch

2
a card game in which the five of trumps ranks highest

lead pipe cinch

An easy type of joint used in fabricating pipe from elongated sheets of lead. First, the lead sheets are formed in a cylindrical shape with a flat overlap perpendicular to the cylinder; then, the flat overlap is folded over and crimped, thereby forming a sealed joint.