Definition of Begirds

1. Verb. (third-person singular of begird) ¹



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Definition of Begirds

1. begird [v] - See also: begird

Lexicographical Neighbors of Begirds

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

Literary usage of Begirds

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

1. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"As where, to guard the walls, full many a foss begirds some stately castle, sure defence Affording to the space within; so here Were model'd these: and as ..."

2. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays by Thomas Carlyle (1860)
"What begirds me here? [Stepping vehemently forward. Down with your masks ! [ Violent knocking without. What horrid uproar next ! Is madness coming on me ? ..."

3. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by Robert Dodsley, William Carew Hazlitt (1875)
"It is not him I love now, but my humour ; But since my sister he hath made his choice, This wreath of willow, that begirds my brows, Shall never cease to be ..."

4. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1882)
"And he who begirds — ie, the flower of Fire and the strong spirit of the poles, fiery above — he gave to his ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1894)
"The insularity of Britain is a protection in the same manner as a moat that begirds a fortress, but which in itself ..."

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