Engirding
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]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • engirding — en·gird || ɪn gɜːd v. encompass, encircle (i.e. with a strap); surround; prepare, equip …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Like-engirding — refers to the zodiac signs that share a ruler in traditional Babylonian astrology. Though like engirding signs form negative aspects to each other, they tend to be able to understand each other fairly well and can marginalize their… …   Wikipedia

  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Engirded — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Engirt — 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • engird — /en gerrd /, v.t., engirt or engirded, engirding. to encircle; encompass: The equator engirds the earth. [1560 70; EN 1 + GIRD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • circumjacent — adj surrounding, circumscribing, circumscriptive, encircling, lying around, outlying, out linear, peripheral, perimetric, circumferential; ambient, circumambient, encompassing, enveloping, enclosing, environing, circumfluent; enfolding, girding,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • close — v 1. shut, close up, close off, seal, seal off, obturate; lock, padlock, bolt, latch; fix, fasten, secure, Scot. steek. 2. stop, clog, choke, jam, congest; block, obstruct, bar, occlude, barricade, blockade, stand in the way; impede, hinder,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • engird — /ɛnˈgɜd/ (say en gerd), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) (engirt or engirded, engirding) to encircle; encompass. {en 1 + gird1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • engird — [en gʉrd′ l] vt. engirdled, engirdling [en gʉrd′] vt. engirt or engirded, engirding Archaic to encircle; encompass; gird: also engirdle [en gʉrd′ l] vt. engirdled, engirdling …   English World dictionary

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