(third-person singular simple present begirts, present participle begirting, simple past and past participle begirted or begirt)
- 1663, Samuel Butler, Hudibras:
- Who having round begirt the palace, / (As once a moth they do the gallows,) / As members gave the sign about, / Set up their throats with hideous shout.
- (Part 1, Canto 2, Lines 532-535)
Variant of begird