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begird

[ bih-gurd ]
/ b瑟藞g蓽rd /
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verb (used with object), be路girt or be路gird路ed, be路gird路ing.
to gird about; encompass; surround.
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Origin of begird

before 900; Middle English begirden,Old English begierdan.See be-, gird1
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British Dictionary definitions for begird

begird
/ (b瑟藞伞蓽藧d) /

verb -girds, -girding, -girt or -girded (tr) poetic
to surround; gird around
to bind

Word Origin for begird

Old English begierdan; see be-, gird 1
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