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- v. To encircle or surround, as with a girdle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To surround as with a girdle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To surround or encircle as with a girdle.
No; if you could mount to the stars and do yacht voyages under the belts of Jupiter or stalk deer on the ring of Saturn it would still begirdle you.
Like a ring of lightning, they, volleying and ca-ira-ing, begirdle her from shore to shore.
Stately masonries, long-drawn arches, cloisters, sounding aisles buttress it, begirdle it far and wide.
Stately masonries, longdrawn arches, cloisters, sounding aisles buttress it, begirdle it far and wide.