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To surround or encircle
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“They bridge the rivers, and they link the plains, and gird the land with their railway trains.”
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To bind with a flexible rope or cord
“One was prepared to leave, and had only to gird his sword about his waist, when the other spoke suddenly.”
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To encircle with, or as if with, a belt
“I will clothe him with your robe, gird him with your sash, and give over to him your authority.”
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To supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose
“So ought every messenger of truth daily to gird himself for the severest encounters.”
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To prepare oneself for something challenging
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“But science closely invests the walls, and philosophers gird themselves for battle upon the last and greatest of all speculative problems.”
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To jeer at or make fun of
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“Fear him not, Caeser. He's not dangerous. Being mov'd, he will not spare to gird the gods.”
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To follow a course that forms a loop or loops
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To fix securely or tightly
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To reinforce the strength or sturdiness of
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To secure by building defenses around
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To speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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To shut off from view
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A cutting or critical remark
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“I thank thee for that gird, good Tranio.”
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A structure that complements or supplements something else
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A clasp, especially a metal strap fastened by a padlock or a pin
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