Girt (?),

imp. & p. p. of Gird.


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Girt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Girted; p. pr. & vb. n. Girting.] [From Girt, n., cf. Girth, v.]

To gird; to encircle; to invest by means of a girdle; to measure the girth of; as, to girt a tree.

We here create thee the first duke of Suffolk, And girt thee with the sword. Shak.


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Girt, a. Naut.

Bound by a cable; -- used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.


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Girt (?), n.

Same as Girth.


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