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See definition of girdled on Dictionary.com
  • as inbounded
  • as inenclosed
  • as inframed
  • as inoutlined

synonyms for girdled

  • belted
  • bordered
  • surrounded
  • circumscribed
  • compassed
  • defined
  • delimited
  • edged
  • encircled
  • enclosed
  • encompassed
  • enveloped
  • fenced
  • flanked
  • fringed
  • hedged
  • hog-tied
  • restricted
  • rimmed
  • ringed
  • walled
  • boundaried
  • contiguous
  • definite
  • determinate
  • finite
  • limitary

antonyms for girdled

MOST RELEVANT
  • free
  • loose
  • unbounded
  • unconfined
  • unlimited
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        How to use girdled in a sentence

        Each of these minarets was girdled, halfway up, by a narrow balcony.
        THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
        A brush-field girdled by a fence was passed, then a meadow, all golden in the sun.
        THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
        In this method, trees are girdled with an ax and thereby weakened to such a degree that beetles are attracted to it.
        OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
        He knows then that this tree was girdled by bark beetles very recently, probably during the previous summer.
        OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
        It sank in Rhoda like the preaching of an end that was promise of a beginning, and girdled a distancing land of trouble.
        RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
        The figure is full robed, mailed and girdled as to the upper part and helmeted.
        HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
        Goddess of Victory in curved niche, full-robed, girdled with sword to the left, and mantle thrown over shoulders.
        HISTORY OF THE POSTAGE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAJOHN KERR TIFFANY
        And the father of men and gods made all the ants that were in the lovely isle into men and wide-girdled women.
        HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICAHOMER AND HESIOD
        Even as she sat there in her pink and white frailty she knew and nursed the secret for which he had girdled the world.
        THE SHADOWARTHUR STRINGER
        But, he was girdled still with Bradley's iron ring, and the rivets of the iron ring held tight.
        OUR MUTUAL FRIENDCHARLES DICKENS
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        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO GIRDLED

        • belted
        • bordered
        • boundaried
        • circumscribed
        • compassed
        • contiguous
        • defined
        • definite
        • delimited
        • determinate
        • edged
        • encircled
        • enclosed
        • encompassed
        • enveloped
        • fenced
        • finite
        • flanked
        • fringed
        • girdled
        • hedged
        • hog-tied
        • limitary
        • restricted
        • rimmed
        • ringed
        • surrounded
        • walled
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