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girt1

[gurt]
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verb
  1. a simple past tense and past participle of gird1.
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girt2

[gurt]
verb (used with object)
  1. gird1(def 1).
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girt3

[gurt]
noun, verb (used with object)
  1. girth.
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Examples from the Web for girting

Historical Examples

  • I'm a rowdy cowboy just off the stormy plains, My trade is girting saddles and pulling bridle reins.

    Cowboy Songs

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British Dictionary definitions for girting

girt1

verb
  1. a past tense and past participle of gird 1
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adjective
  1. nautical moored securely to prevent swinging
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girt2

verb
  1. (tr) to bind or encircle; gird
  2. to measure the girth of (something)
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Word Origin and History for girting

girt

v.

c.1400 as alternative form of gird; also past tense and past participle of gird.

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