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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To encircle or surround with or as if with a girdle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To encircle as if with a girdle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To surround as with a girdle; to girdle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To inclose; surround.

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