Definition of Overgirt

1. overgird [v] - See also: overgird



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overgirt

overgenerate
overgenerosity
overgenerous
overgenerously
overget
overgets
overgild
overgilded
overgilding
overgilds
overgilt
overgird
overgirded
overgirding
overgirds
overgirt (current term)
overgive
overgiven
overgives
overglad
overglamorize
overglamorized
overglamorizes
overglamorizing
overglance
overglanced
overglances
overglancing
overglaze
overglazed

Literary usage of Overgirt

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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 ..."

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