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cento †patchwork; composition made up of scraps. XVII. — L. centō patchwork garment, poem made up of verses from other sources; rel. to Gr. kenteîn stitch, kéntrōn patchwork garment.

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cento

cento, centon, centone. A medley of tunes. See pasticcio.

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cento

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CENTO

CENTO (or Cento) (ˈsɛntəʊ) Central Treaty Organization

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