Origin of girdle
OTHER WORDS FROM girdlegir·dle·like, adjectivegir·dling·ly, adverbun·gir·dle, verb (used with object), un·gir·dled, un·gir·dling.
How to use girdle in a sentence
You of the cassock clan enjoy privileges denied to us, the ungirdled sons of Belial.A Speckled Bird|Augusta J. Evans Wilson
A yellow dressinggown, ungirdled, was sustained gently behind him on the mild morning air.Ulysses|James Joyce
It has an old, well-established look; a place of relaxation with restraint, not of ungirdled frivolity.The Valley of Vision|Henry Van Dyke
The merchant was the taller, but his long caftan, hastily ungirdled, swung behind him and dragged in the air.Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home|Bayard Taylor
The burghers who followed the half-clad officials were fully dressed but they, too, were barefoot and ungirdled.Charles the Bold|Ruth Putnam