Girt
Girt Girt, a. (Naut.) Bound by a cable; -- used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide. [1913 Webster]

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  • Girt — Girt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Girted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Girting}.] [From {Girt}, n., cf. {Girth}, v.] To gird; to encircle; to invest by means of a girdle; to measure the girth of; as, to girt a tree. [1913 Webster] We here create thee the first… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Girt — Girt, imp. & p. p. of {Gird}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Girt — (g[ e]rt), n. Same as {Girth}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • girt — vurmağ: (Şamaxı) hərlənmək, gəzmək. – Bı gün aləmi girt vurmışam …   Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti

  • girt — [gə:t US gə:rt] a past participle of ↑gird …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • girt — c.1400 as alternative form of GIRD (Cf. gird); also p.t. and pp. of gird …   Etymology dictionary

  • girt — see gird …   Modern English usage

  • girt — girt1 [gʉrt] vt. alt. pt. & pp. of GIRD1 girt2 [gʉrt] vt. [ME girten, var. of girden: see GIRD1] 1. to gird; girdle 2. to fasten with a girth …   English World dictionary

  • Girt — 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

  • Girt — This name, with variant spellings Gerth, and Gyrth, derives from Gerth, a short form of the Olde German personal name Gerhart, composed of the elements geri , a spear, plus hart , hard. The surname from this source is first recorded in the latter …   Surnames reference

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