1.A strong saddle girth, as of canvas.
2.A tight grip.
v. t.1.To put a cinch upon; to girth tightly.
[imp. & p. p. Cinched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Cinch"ing.]
2.To get a sure hold upon; to get into a tight place, as for forcing submission.
v. i.1.To perform the action of cinching; to tighten the cinch; - often with up.
n.1.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 color (called left pedro, and ranking between the five and the four of trumps) each count five on the score. Fifty-one points make a game. Called also double pedro and high five.
v. t.1.In the game of cinch, to protect (a trick) by playing a higher trump than the five.
Noun1.cinch - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
2.cinch - stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
Synonyms: girth
3.cinch - a form of all fours in which the players bid for the privilege of naming trumps
Verb1.cinch - tie a cinch around; "cinch horses"
Synonyms: girth
2.cinch - make sure of
3.cinch - get a grip on; get mastery of
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