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cestus

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caestus:

see boxingboxing,
sport of fighting with fists, also called pugilism and prizefighting. Early History

Depicted on the walls of tombs at Beni Hasan in Egypt, dating from about 2000 to 1500 B.C., boxing is one of the oldest forms of competition.
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cestus

Aphrodite’s girdle made by Hephaestus; magically induces passion. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 183]
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In this study DNA was amplified by PCR in a DNA thermal cycler(Perkin Elmer Cestus, Norwalk, CT) using oligonucleotide primers specific to amplify specific sequence for the detected organism synthesized by (Invitrogen life technologies, Carlsbad, Ca.
The combatants covered their fists with the cestus, which had an effect something like the "iron knuckles" of our modern sporting men, being a glove made of straps of leather, plated inside with metal.
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She discovers the heart-shaped pendant her estranged mother left with her is a piece of the cestus of Aphrodite, and there are more rules to learn about its powers.