Definition of Engirded
1. engird [v] - See also: engird
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engirded
Literary usage of Engirded
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Poetry by Modern Poetry Association (1916)
"... and played, and watched The stones move and assemble, till a wall engirded Thebes and kept the citadel Beyond the reach of arrows and of fire. ..."
2. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"... for there the harvest-fields were hemmed in oy rocky hills, and engirded with deserts, where few trees waved, and the villages lay far and wide apart. ..."
3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... agriculture was deplorably depressed ; that in a country of city-engirded ports, and noble rivers to transport products and propel machinery, ..."
4. Poet Lore (1913)
"They engirded an open place, five and twenty measures long, for the battle's play, the volunteer affray. Thereupon Tzar Ivan Vasiljevich bade his ..."
5. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1830)
"They are found confused with both in the small sand-hills, which form the final links of that mountainous chain by which this beautiful valley is engirded. ..."