from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To inclose; surround.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To encircle as if with a girdle.


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