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Surround; encircle
“In the eastern section were three broad stone pillars supporting the balcony above, which girded the guest rooms on the second floor.”
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.”
To encircle with, or as if with a belt
“The other knights urged Galahad to gird on his sword.”
Make fun of
To prepare oneself for an action
“They are girding themselves for battle against a new enemy.”
To provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity
“The Spartan warrior girded himself for battle with sword and shield.”
Plural for a cutting or critical remark
“In her farewell speech, the departing governor got in some retaliatory girds at the media.”
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