girt

verb
\ ˈgərt \
girted; girting; girts

Definition of girt 

transitive verb

1 : gird

2 : to fasten by means of a girth

intransitive verb

: to measure in girth

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Synonyms & Antonyms for girt

Synonyms

band, begird, belt, engirdle, enwind, gird, girdle, girth, wrap

Antonyms

ungird, unwrap

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Examples of girt in a Sentence

his wounded leg was girted by bandages

First Known Use of girt

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

History and Etymology for girt

Middle English girten, alteration of girden

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girse

girsle

girt

girth

Girtin

girtline

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