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Words nearby girt
Definition for girt (2 of 4)
verb (used with object)
Definition for girt (3 of 4)
noun, verb (used with object)
Definition for girt (4 of 4)
- a timber or plate connecting the corner posts of an exterior wooden frame, as a braced frame, at a floor above the ground floor.
- a heavy beam, as for supporting the ends of rafters.
Origin of girt4
Example sentences from the Web for girt
The hosts of King Stephen girt the hill round, so that there was no escape for the men who stood upon it.Legends of Longdendale|Thomas Middleton
He came wearing his armour, girt with his sword, and with his golden spurs of knighthood on his heels.
Anon you found yourself in a turfy wilderness, girt in apparently by dark woods.Coningsby|Benjamin Disraeli
But the majority made for the hills, which girt the town like giants.The Johnstown Horror|James Herbert Walker
The glistening helmet of Achilles was on his head, and his armor was girt around his body.Museum of Antiquity|L. W. Yaggy