verb (used with object)
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Origin of girth
OTHER WORDS FROM girthun·der·girth, nounun·girthed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for girth
That amount of girth allows a ski to float in the type of real-world conditions we find at ski resorts, where new snow falls on top of a solid base.
The testing, which was completed at either the Nike campus or the University of Exeter, included a bunch of body measurements like height, weight, body fat, lung function, and the length and girth of various parts of the leg and foot.We Now Have the Lab Data on Nike’s Breaking2 Runners|Alex Hutchinson|November 6, 2020|Outside Online
All the while, you’ll sense the presence of the 14,411-foot behemoth—as impressive in girth as in height.
The couch is too deep, and he is growing heavier; he will be Buddha-like in girth at some point soon.
Nearing death, Sharon was reportedly down to a mere shadow of his former girth.
Frida is a colossal woman, in girth and stature, and she becomes the dark star at the center of this disconcerting debut.Caught in Her Mind: Fiona McFarlane’s ‘The Night Guest’|Andrea Walker|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fairly or not, many people see that kind of amplitude of girth as a sign of irresponsibility or lack of discipline or something.
First came Kevin Smith, who was not allowed to board a Southwest Airlines flight because of his girth.Celebrity Rants! Courtney Love, Ashley Judd & More Stars Uncensored|Lizzie Skurnick|April 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
All please noteHis wondrous height and girth; He has the longest legs and throatOf anything on earth.
But that was when Scattergood's hair was touched with gray and his girth had increased by twoscore pounds.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
Were I of less girth I would flit through the window and fall upon my knees at your feet.First Plays|A. A. Milne
Red or giant cedar, which rivals the Douglas fir in girth, is plentiful, and is used for shingles as well as for interior work.
More than once I had to dismount in mire girth-deep to help him on.Four Years in Rebel Capitals|T. C. DeLeon