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synonyms for girt

  • belt
  • beset
  • circle
  • compass
  • encircle
  • enclose
  • envelop
  • environ
  • gird
  • girdle
  • ring
  • begird
  • cincture
  • engirdle
  • hem in

antonyms for girt

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  • free
  • let go
  • release
  • unloose
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How to use girt in a sentence

Nevertheless, he was girt with a sword in a ragged scabbard hanging from a frayed and shabby belt of leather.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He wore a gray hermit's cloak, and beneath that a rude, dirty cassock, girt With a cord.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Rapallo itself, as you find on your first morning, is beautiful, chiefly by reason of its sea-girt tower.
FLORENCE AND NORTHERN TUSCANY WITH GENOAEDWARD HUTTON
When the campaign of 1793 opened she was girt in along her whole frontier by a ring of foes.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE, VOLUME VIII (OF 8)JOHN RICHARD GREEN
In Darley church-yard, near Matlock in Derbyshire, is a yew tree, thirty-three feet in girt.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
A load-stone helps very much, held in the woman's left hand; or the skin cut off a snake, girt about the middle, next to the skin.
THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHERANONYMOUS
Nothing to suggest a city girt around by a cordon of soldiers, and yet such it is.
A WOMAN'S PART IN A REVOLUTIONNATALIE HARRIS HAMMOND
Close on the port hand lay a black foam-girt shape, the east spit of Baltrum.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Standing in the court, girt with his sash, Ch'ih might entertain the guests; but whether love be his I do not know.
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