Definition of Begirdling

1. Verb. (present participle of begirdle) ¹



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Definition of Begirdling

1. begirdle [v] - See also: begirdle

Lexicographical Neighbors of Begirdling

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

Literary usage of Begirdling

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1906)
"His checkered shirt was drenched with perspiration; a huge pair of breeches, begirdling his loins by means of a leathern belt, covered his nether ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"1 And so they are all assembled about Prag, begirdling the poor City,—third Siege it has stood within these three years (since that moonlight November night ..."

3. Early Western Travels, 1748-1846: A Series of Annotated Reprints of Some of by Reuben Gold Thwaites (1906)
"His checkered shirt was drenched with perspiration; a huge pair of breeches, begirdling his loins by means of a ..."

4. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1864)
"... begirdling the poor City,—third Siege it has stood within these three years (since that moonlight November-night in 1741);— and are only waiting for ..."

5. History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, called Frederick the Great: in ten vol by Thomas Carlyle (1859)
"A Mansion fronting, we may sat, four ways ; for it is of quadrangular form, with a ^' moat from the Lake begirdling it, and has a spacious four for interior ..."

6. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"A Mansion fronting, we may say, four ways ; for it is of quadrangular form, with a wet moat from the Lake begirdling it, and has a spacious court for ..."

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