Girding Gird"ing, n. That with which one is girded; a girdle. [1913 Webster]

Instead of a stomacher, a girding of sackcloth. --Is. iii. 24. [1913 Webster]

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  • Girding — Gird Gird (g[ e]rd), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Girt}or {Girded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Girding}.] [OE. girden, gurden, AS. gyrdan; akin to OS. gurdian, D. gorden, OHG. gurten, G. g[ u]rten, Icel. gyr[eth]a, Sw. gjorda, Dan. giorde, Goth. biga[ i]rdan to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • girding — noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English girdinge, girding, from girden to gird, encircle + inge, ing : something with which one is girded; specifically Scotland : a saddle girth …   Useful english dictionary

  • girding — gÉœrd /gɜːd v. put on a belt, encircle (i.e. with a strap); surround; prepare, equip; jeer, taunt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • girding up the loins — The process of tucking up the long Eastern robes through the girdle to facilitate energetic work or walking (2 Kgs. 4:29) and therefore also a figurative expression (1 Pet. 1:13, NRSV marg.) to denote the mental preparation for action (so NRSV,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ephod — An ephod (pronounced either ē´fod or ef´od) was a type of object in ancient Israelite culture, and was closely connected with oracular practices. In the Books of Samuel, David is described as wearing one when dancing in the presence of the Ark of …   Wikipedia

  • ζώσει — ζώννυμι gird aor subj act 3rd sg (epic) ζώννυμι gird fut ind mid 2nd sg ζώννυμι gird fut ind act 3rd sg ζῶσις girding on fem nom/voc/acc dual (attic epic) ζώσεϊ , ζῶσις girding on fem dat sg (epic) ζῶσις girding on fem dat sg (attic ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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  • scoff — scoff, jeer, gibe, fleer, gird, sneer, flout can all mean to show one s scorn or contempt in derision or mockery. Scoff stresses insolence, irreverence, lack of respect, or incredulity as the motives for one s derision or mockery {it is an easy… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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