The lake is girdled by hills, studded with attractive villa residences, commanding beautiful and extensive views of the Alps.
The inner city is girdled on the south and east by the Kungspark, which contains Molin's famous group of statuary, the Belt-bucklers (Bdltespdnnare), and by the beautiful gardens of the Horticultural Society (Trddgardsforeningen).
Plots of ground were burned over, trees were girdled, and seeds were planted by means of sharpened sticks.
The rochet was originally a robe-like tunic, and was therefore girdled, like the liturgical alb.
The arrival of the Bonapartes at Toulon coincided with a time of acute crisis in the fortunes of the republic. Having declared war on England and Holland (1st of February 1793), and against Spain (9th of March), France was soon girdled by foes; and the forces of the first coalition invaded her territory at several points.