girt girt  /ˈɡɜrt/


  1. (v) prepare oneself for a military confrontation
  2. (v) put a girdle on or around
  3. (v) bind with something round or circular


  1. Not quite 20 years ago, the Fogg Museum at Harvard decided to rid its basement of a dusty landscape: lurid sunset over a forest-girt lake somewhere in the Northeast.
  2. They skipped and danced along the moonlit, mountain-girt water front of Fort-de-France.


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  • "Two-thousand-and-nine is going to be a difficult year for Canada and Canadians and we have to girt ourselves for that," Jim Flaherty, the Finance Minister, said at a press briefing in Saskatoon Wednesday, where he met with provincial finance...
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Jim Flaherty Source: National Post

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