Definition of Girding

1. n. That with which one is girded; a girdle.



Definition of Girding

1. Verb. (present participle of gird) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Girding

1. gird [v] - See also: gird

Medical Definition of Girding

1. That with which one is girded; a girdle. "Instead of a stomacher, a girding of sackcloth." (Is. Iii. 24) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girding

girasol
girasole
girasole girasol
girasoles
girasols
giraudite
gird
gird up one's loins
girded
girder
girderless
girderlike
girders
girdest
girdeth
girding (current term)
girdingly
girdings
girdite
girdle
girdle anaesthesia
girdle pain
girdle sensation
girdled
girdler
girdlers
girdles
girdlestead
girdlesteads
girdling

Literary usage of Girding

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... at whose sight All others tremble, thou art girding on ; And thou hast slain Patroclus his dear friend, And stripp'd the armour from his head and limbs, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"This word vulgarly denotes a stedfast adherence to any act or course ; whether from the idea of girding, as used E. or binding fast, seems uncertain. ..."

3. The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American by Charlotte Fiske Bates (1910)
"And he hath not forgotten my age. [From Joan of Are.] THE MAID OF ORLEANS girding FOR BATTLE. SCARCE had the earliest ray from ..."

4. Sermons on Important Subjects by Samuel Davies (1810)
"And in that day did the Lord God of hosts call to weeping, and to mourning, and to baldness, and to girding ..."

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