girt

verb
\ ˈgərt How to pronounce girt (audio) \
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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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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The first known use of girt was in the 15th century

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girsle

girt

girth

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“Girt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/girt. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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