Definition of Engirdled

1. Verb. (past of engirdle) ¹



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Definition of Engirdled

1. engirdle [v] - See also: engirdle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Engirdled

engineless
enginelike
engineman
enginemen
enginer
engineries
enginers
enginery
engines
engining
enginous
engird
engirded
engirding
engirdle
engirdled (current term)
engirdles
engirdling
engirds
engirt
engiscope
engiscopes
englacial
engladden
engladdened
engladdening
engladdens
english
englished
englishes

Literary usage of Engirdled

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1. Wessex by Clive Holland (1906)
"nearly all irregularly built places almost engirdled by water. Anything there is of squalor about the little seaport is softened by distance, ..."

2. Russian Politics by Herbert Metford Thompson (1896)
"... now become the middle portion of the Russian population, it is engirdled, ... partially engirdled, by races that have not been in any way assimilated. ..."

3. Russian Politics by Herbert Metford Thompson (1896)
"... now become the middle portion of the Russian population, it is engirdled, ... partially engirdled, by races that have not been in any way assimilated. ..."

4. Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy (1920)
"That hunger for affection too long withheld was for the time displaced by an almost physical sense of an implacable past which still engirdled her. ..."

5. The American Revolution by George Otto Trevelyan (1912)
"inroad, were cooped up helplessly within forts and block-houses, or on small islands in a sheet of water engirdled by an unfriendly shore. ..."

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