All had vanished into the night; she stood before her intended victim unarmed, ungirt, and—miracle of miracles—undismayed!
Before the gate he went to meet the messenger, who ungirt his sword and laid it from his hand.
He threw down the felt boots, ungirt himself, put his belt on the boots, and took off his caftan.
And St. Laurence ungirt his robe, and giving his girdle to the sacristan, bade him show it in proof of what he told.
Pardon for the ungirt loin, for the service shirked, for all good deeds undone!
Alike in life and in art he hated sloth,—the slovenliness of the "ungirt loin" and of the indecisive touch.
When there was work to be done she never could rest with “unlit lamp and ungirt loin.”
ungirt, unblest, says the proverb; but my girdle shall serve for a riding knot; and a fig for all the witches in Christendom!
Quickly he ungirt his sword and laid aside his quiver and leaned the stout spear against a linden bough.
Bareheaded and ungirt, the candidate is conducted before the dread tribunal.