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Meaning of GIRT

Pronunciation:  gurt

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

GIRT is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Girt\,
    imp. & p. p. of {Gird}.
  2. \Girt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Girted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Girting}.] [From {Girt}, n., cf. {Girth}, v.]
    To gird; to encircle; to invest by means of a girdle; to
    measure the girth of; as, to girt a tree.
          We here create thee the first duke of Suffolk, And girt
          thee with the sword.                     --Shak.
  3. \Girt\, a. (Naut.)
    Bound by a cable; -- used of a vessel so moored by two
    anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of
    the current or tide.
  4. \Girt\ (g[~e]rt), n.
    Same as {Girth}.