girt

1
[gurt]
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verb

a simple past tense and past participle of gird1.

girt

2
[gurt]

verb (used with object)

girt

3
[gurt]

noun, verb (used with object)

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Examples from the Web for girting

Historical Examples of girting

  • I'm a rowdy cowboy just off the stormy plains, My trade is girting saddles and pulling bridle reins.


British Dictionary definitions for girting

girt

1

verb

a past tense and past participle of gird 1

adjective

nautical moored securely to prevent swinging

girt

2

verb

(tr) to bind or encircle; gird
to measure the girth of (something)
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Word Origin and History for girting

girt

v.

c.1400 as alternative form of gird; also past tense and past participle of gird.

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