Definitions for "Cist"
Keywords:  grave, burial, coffin, slab, bronze
A box or chest. Specifically: (a) A bronze receptacle, round or oval, frequently decorated with engravings on the sides and cover, and with feet, handles, etc., of decorative castings. (b) A cinerary urn. See Illustration in Appendix.
A grave formed of stone slabs set upright on their narrow sides, which are then topped with one or more cap stones.
( Pron. 'kisst') A small stone-built, coffin-shaped hole in the ground used to inter the dead.
Keywords:  cyst, see
See Cyst.