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Meaning of BEGIRD

Pronunciation:  bi'gurd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  encircle or bind; "Trees girded the green fields"
 

BEGIRD is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: gird, girt, girth
 
 See Also: circle, encircle, environ, ring, round, surround

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*gird"\, v. t. [imp. {Begirt}, {Begirded}; p. p.
{Begirt}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Begirding}.] [AS. begyrdan (akin
to Goth. bigairdan); pref. be- + gyrdan to gird.]
1. To bind with a band or girdle; to gird.

2. To surround as with a band; to encompass.

 

 

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