Engird En*gird", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Engirded} or {Engirt} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Engirding}.] [Pref. en- + gird. Cf. {Ingirt}.] To gird; to encompass. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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