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As opposing armies pound down the doors of the castle, Gawain quietly removes his girdle, and his head falls off.
THE GREEN KNIGHT IS GLORIOUS AND A LITTLE BAFFLING. LET’S UNTANGLE IT.ALISSA WILKINSONJULY 30, 2021VOX
She gives him an exact replica of the girdle from his mother that the scavenger stole in the woods, to his mystification and wonder, and promises it will keep him safe.
THE GREEN KNIGHT IS GLORIOUS AND A LITTLE BAFFLING. LET’S UNTANGLE IT.ALISSA WILKINSONJULY 30, 2021VOX
One of the gifts the lady gives to him is her green girdle — in the poem, that’s the first time he’s encountered a green girdle — and he keeps it for himself, not passing it along to the lord as he promised.
THE GREEN KNIGHT IS GLORIOUS AND A LITTLE BAFFLING. LET’S UNTANGLE IT.ALISSA WILKINSONJULY 30, 2021VOX
And he girded him about with a glorious girdle, and clothed him with a robe of glory, and crowned him with majestic attire.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Pass thy land as a river, O daughter of the sea, thou hast a girdle no more.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The girdle which the prophet had been commanded to hide, in process of time was marred; it was profitable for nothing.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
It was probably 'the metal chape or tag fixed to the end of a girdle or strap,' viz.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Make a girdle around a smooth shaft, or make a shaft with a knob or large joint near the butt.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
And the same John had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It is true that Saint Francis was ceint by a hempen girdle, and, moreover, was clad in a habit of gris.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GIRDLE

  • band
  • begird
  • belt
  • cincture
  • circle
  • compass
  • encompass
  • engirdle
  • gird
  • girdle
  • ring
  • surround
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