a simple past tense and past participle of gird1.
verb (used with object)
noun, verb (used with object)
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Related Words for girtingencircle, girdle, envelop, beset, gird, environ, compass, enclose, ring, circle, belt, begird, cincture, engirdle
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Historical Examples of girting
I'm a rowdy cowboy just off the stormy plains, My trade is girting saddles and pulling bridle reins.Cowboy Songs
nautical moored securely to prevent swinging
(tr) to bind or encircle; gird
to measure the girth of (something)
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c.1400 as alternative form of gird; also past tense and past participle of gird.
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