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girth

noun

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the distance around a round body
  • a fallen tree with a girth of some 26 feet making it wide enough for a full-grown man to walk through

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girth

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of girth (Entry 2 of 2)

to encircle or bind with or as if with a belt
  • you'll need to make sure you girth the saddle tightly or you'll fall off the horse

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The first known use of girth was in the 13th century

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“Girth.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/girth. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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