girth: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (gûrth), [key]
- the measure around anything; circumference.
- a band that passes underneath a horse or other animal to hold a saddle in place, esp. one having a buckle at each end for fastening to straps running from under the flaps of the saddle. See illus. under
- something that encircles; a band or girdle.
- to bind or fasten with a girth.
- to girdle; encircle.
- girth (Thesaurus)