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girdverb [T]

uk   /ɡɜːd/  us   /ɡɝːd/ (girded or girt, girded or girt) old use
to ​tie something around ​yourbody or ​part of ​yourbody: The ​knights girded themselves forbattle (= put on ​theirswords and ​fightingclothes).
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