Girt

Definition of Girt

Pronunciation: gẽrt
imp. & p. 1.imp. & p. p. of Gird.
v. t.1.To gird; to encircle; to invest by means of a girdle; to measure the girth of; as, to girt a tree.
[imp. & p. p. Girted; p. pr. & vb. n. Girting.]
We here create thee the first duke of Suffolk,
And girt thee with the sword.
- Shak.
a.1.(Naut.) Bound by a cable; - used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.
n.1.Same as Girth.

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begird, circle, encircle, environ, gird, girth, ring, round, surround
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