Definition of Begirdle

1. v. t. To surround as with a girdle.



Definition of Begirdle

1. Verb. To encircle or surround, as with a girdle. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Begirdle

1. to surround [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES] - See also: surround

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begirdle

beginne
beginner
beginners
beginnes
beginneth
beginning
beginning(a)
beginning of day
beginning rhyme
beginningless
beginnings
begins
begird
begirded
begirding
begirdle (current term)
begirdled
begirdles
begirdling
begirds
begirt
beglad
begladded
begladding
beglads
beglammer
beglamor
beglamored
beglamoring
beglamors

Literary usage of Begirdle

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1. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1899)
"... from house over House, the flame did begirdle us; Sea-like, red, loud and billowy ; Hither, thither, as tempest-floods, Over the death-circled City. ..."

2. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"Ah ! the City yet stood, with its Bulwarks; Ilion safely yet Towered : but spreading from house over House, the flame did begirdle us ; Sea-like, red, ..."

3. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1859)
"I have witnessed ' nothing so terrible: the thunder roared and reverberated, among ' the rocky cliffs which begirdle Berneck; ..."

4. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great: Called by Thomas Carlyle (1873)
"I have witnessed nothing so ' terrible: the thunder roared and reverberated among the rocky cliffs ' which begirdle Berneck; and it seemed as if the world ..."

5. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"I have witnessed nothing so terrible: the thunder roared and reverberated among the rocky cliffs which begirdle Berneck ; and it seemed as if the world was ..."

6. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1908)
"Like a ring of lightning, they, volleying and fa-ira-ing, begirdle her from shore to shore. Cimmerian Coalition of Despots recoils, smitten with ..."

7. The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle (1838)
"Like a ring of lightning, they, volleying and $oz'ra-ing, begirdle her from shore to shore. Cimmerian Coalition of Despots recoils; smitten with ..."

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