ungirt
adjective Date: 14th century 1. having the belt or girdle off or loose 2. lacking in discipline or compactness ; loose, slack

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  • ungirt — [ungʉrt′] adj. [ME ungyrt < ungirden: see UNGIRD] 1. having the belt or girdle off or slackened; not girded 2. loose; not braced or drawn tight; slack …   English World dictionary

  • ungirt — “+ adjective Etymology: Middle English ungyrt; partly from past participle of ungyrden to ungird; partly from un (I) + gyrt, past participle of gyrden, girden to gird 1. : wearing no belt or girdle or wearing one that is not snugly fastened… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ungirt — /un gerrt /, adj. 1. having a girdle loosened or removed. 2. slack; relaxed; not taut or pulled together: ungirt thinking. [1250 1300; ME ungyrt. See UN 1, GIRT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ungirt — part. RG. 526 …   Oldest English Words

  • ungirt — un·girt …   English syllables

  • ungirt — un•girt [[t]ʌnˈgɜrt[/t]] adj. 1) having a girdle loosened or removed 2) slack; relaxed; not taut or pulled together • Etymology: 1250–1300 …   From formal English to slang

  • ungirt — /ʌnˈgɜt/ (say un gert) adjective Archaic 1. having a girdle loosened or removed. 2. not taut or tightened for use; loose. {un 2 + girt} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ungirded — ungirtˈ or ungirdˈed adjective 1. Not girt 2. Freed from a girdle 3. Not tightened up, not strengthened for action (figurative) • • • Main Entry: ↑ungirt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Charles Sorley — Charles Hamilton Sorley in military uniform Charles Hamilton Sorley (19 May 1895 – 13 October 1915) was a British poet of World War I. Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, he was the son of William Ritchie Sorley. He was edu …   Wikipedia

  • ἄζωστον — ἄζωστος ungirt masc/fem acc sg ἄζωστος ungirt neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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