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- adj. Pierced through.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pierced through.
From Middle English thurgh-girt, past participle of thurghgirden ("to run through, pierce"), from thurgh- ("thorough-") + girden ("to strike"), from girde, ȝerde ("rod, staff"). More at thorough, yard. (Wiktionary)