as in circumference
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/girth. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

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