Girt meaning

gûrt
To secure with a girth.
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To measure the girth of.
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To measure in girth.
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To gird; girdle.
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To fasten with a girth.
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To measure the girth of.
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To measure in girth.
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A horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.
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To gird.
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To bind horizontally, as with a belt or girdle.
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To measure the girth of.
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Simple past tense and past participle of gird.
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(nautical) Bound by a cable; used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.
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To gird.
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Origin of girt

  • Variant of gird
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Alteration of girth (“belt, circumference, brace”)
    From Wiktionary
  • From Middle English girten (“gird, encircle”)
    From Wiktionary
  • See gird
    From Wiktionary