2. Verb. (third-person singular of girdle) ¹
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Definition of Girdles
1. girdle [v] - See also: girdle
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Literary usage of Girdles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"... are observed between the upper and lower pair, dependent on the peculiar offices they have to perform. With regard to the morphology of these girdles ..."
2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"Comparison of Pectoral and Pelvic girdles. Throughout the Vertebrata a more or less complete serial homology may be observed between the pectoral ..."
3. Text-book of the embryology of man and mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1905)
"After these general remarks I turn to the detailed description of (1) the pectoral and pelvic girdles, (2) the skeleton of the appendage, which projects ..."
4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"Nay even now among some of tho barbarian», and «'specially those of Asia, prizes for boxing nnd wrestling arc given, nnd they wear girdles when they contend ..."