Definition of Overgirt
1. overgird [v] - See also: overgird
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Literary usage of Overgirt
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of Arretine Pottery by George Henry Chase (1916)
"She is dressed in a long, overgirt Ionic chiton and a heavy himation, ... He wears a long, sleeved chiton, overgirt, with a heavy himation falling from the ..."
2. The Temple of Apollo Bassitas by Frederick A. Cooper (1996)
"The largest fragment, from the middle of a woman's torso, 71, shows that she wears an overgirt peplos. The lower right leg, 76, is drawn backward at the ..."
3. Greek Dress: A Study of the Costumes Worn in Ancient Greece, from Pre by Ethel Beatrice Abrahams (1908)
"... we find also on vases the overgirt Doric peplos with sleeves formed by a number of brooches ;1 and again, with cross-bands, which belong properly to the ..."