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xyst (s) (noun), xysts (pl)
1. A long and open portico, for athletic exercises: The school had a xyst for wrestling, running, etc., for use in winter or in stormy weather.
2. In ancient Greek and Roman architecture, a covered portico; such as, a promenade: People walked under the xyst that provided shade during the hot days.
3. In an ancient Roman villa, a garden walk planted with trees: The gardeners took good care of the xyst that was planted with exotic flowers.
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