Uncover your heads, ungird your garments and cast the bones of your mother behind you.
For on retiring they ungird the sack, and the part which they doubled about the knees they put up to the head.
Old English ongyrde, from un- (2) "opposite of" + gird. Cf. Middle Dutch ontgorden, Old High German ingurten, German entgürten. Related: Ungirded; ungirding.