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Verb
To surround or form a circle around
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“We girdle the land with iron roads and lace the air with telegraph wires.”
Verb
To encircle with, or as if with, a belt
“Besides the diving gear, there was a scarlet cummerbund to girdle his waist for dress-up.”
Verb
To move or travel completely around (something)
“We girdle the world with our ships. We feed it with our commerce and enrich it with our gold and silver.”
Verb
To surround or envelop
Verb
To set, or to serve as, a limit to
Noun
Plural for a belt or cord worn round the waist
“The chulter, an intricately woven apron, is worn below the black wool girdle or belt.”
Noun
Plural for a woman's elasticated corset extending from waist to thigh
“She pulled on a loose-fitting chemise and a violet silk skirt over her girdle and stockings and left her room silently, in search of adventure.”
Noun
Plural for a circular band of metal, wood, or similar material, especially one used for binding the staves of barrels or forming part of a framework
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