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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

And he girded him about with a glorious girdle, and clothed him with a robe of glory, and crowned him with majestic attire.
Pass thy land as a river, O daughter of the sea, thou hast a girdle no more.
The girdle which the prophet had been commanded to hide, in process of time was marred; it was profitable for nothing.
It was probably 'the metal chape or tag fixed to the end of a girdle or strap,' viz.
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.
It is true that Saint Francis was ceint by a hempen girdle, and, moreover, was clad in a habit of gris.
Tranquil then took thirty-seven and a half gold onzas from his girdle, and spread them out on the table.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
She caught some cakes of bread and thrust them under her girdle, then tasted a cup that had not been drained.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Never had the emir been more darkly handsome; his eye flashed with fire out-vying the blaze of the great gems at his girdle.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS

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