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Meaning of girt

girt

Pronunciation: (gûrt), [key]
— v.
  1. a pt. and pp. of.

girt

Pronunciation: (gûrt), [key]
— v.t.
  1. gird (def. 1).

girt

Pronunciation: (gûrt), [key]
— n., v.t.
  1. girth.

girt

Pronunciation: (gûrt), [key]
— n.
    1. a timber or plate connecting the corner posts of an exterior wooden frame, as a braced frame, at a floor above the ground floor.
    2. a heavy beam, as for supporting the ends of rafters.
  1. (in certain hand presses) one of a pair of leather straps having one end fastened to the bed and the other to the rounce, for drawing the bed under the platen.
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