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English definition of “girth”

girth

noun [C] (HORSE EQUIPMENT)    /ɡɜːθ/ US  /ɡɝːθ/
the strap which goes around the middle of a horse to keep the saddle (= rider's seat) or the load in the right position: Loosen the girth a little.Horse ridingHorse racing
(Definition of girth noun (HORSE EQUIPMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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