Words nearby girt
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- 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.
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How to use girt in a sentence
Nevertheless, he was girt with a sword in a ragged scabbard hanging from a frayed and shabby belt of leather.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He wore a gray hermit's cloak, and beneath that a rude, dirty cassock, girt With a cord.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
Rapallo itself, as you find on your first morning, is beautiful, chiefly by reason of its sea-girt tower.Florence and Northern Tuscany with Genoa|Edward Hutton
When the campaign of 1793 opened she was girt in along her whole frontier by a ring of foes.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
In Darley church-yard, near Matlock in Derbyshire, is a yew tree, thirty-three feet in girt.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts