- having a girdle loosened or removed.
- slack; relaxed; not taut or pulled together: ungirt thinking.
Origin of ungirt
- to loosen or remove a girdle or belt from.
- to loosen or remove by unfastening a belt: to ungird a sword.
Origin of ungird
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Examples from the Web for ungirt
Ungirt, unblest, says the proverb; but my girdle shall serve for a riding knot; and a fig for all the witches in Christendom!
Before the gate he went to meet the messenger, who ungirt his sword and laid it from his hand.
Quickly he ungirt his sword and laid aside his quiver and leaned the stout spear against a linden bough.
And St. Laurence ungirt his robe, and giving his girdle to the sacristan, bade him show it in proof of what he told.Walks in Rome
Augustus J.C. Hare
He threw down the felt boots, ungirt himself, put his belt on the boots, and took off his caftan.
Word Origin and History for ungirt
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