verb (used with object), be·girt or be·gird·ed, be·gird·ing.
Examples from the Web for begirt
Which of my ancestors had begirt me with an impassable barrier in this horrible strait?Uncle Silas|J. S. LeFanu
The whole broad valley at Ye is begirt by a circle of monasteries.Trans-Himalaya, Vol. 1 (of 2)|Sven Hedin
Begirt with bandits who stopped up every outlet, Toulon quaked for fear.La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages|Jules Michelet
From where we stood we could ferret out a house with a veranda in front, built on a terrace and begirt with trees.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
Drifts piled high in bleak ravines, and the grim gneissoid crags were begirt with gigantic icicles.The Christmas Miracle|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)