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girdle

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A girdle.

English

Etymology

Old English gyrdel

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
girdle

Plural
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girdle ({{{1}}})
  1. That which girds, encircles, or encloses; a circumference
  2. A belt; especially, a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist, often used to support stockings or hosiery.
  3. The zodiac; also, the equator.
  4. The line of greatest circumference of a brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting.
  5. A thin bed or stratum of stone.
  6. The clitellus of an earthworm.
  7. A griddle.

Translations

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  • Hebrew: מזיח (he) (meizi'ach) (Biblical)

Verb

Infinitive
to girdle

Third person singular
girdl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to girdle (third-person singular simple present girdl, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To gird, encircle, or constrain by such means.
  2. (transitive) To kill or stunt a tree by removing or inverting a ring of bark.

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