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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 girt /ˈgɝt/
 (vt.)圍繞(vi.)圍長為

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gird v. t. [imp. & p. p. Girt or Girded; p. pr. & vb. n. Girding.]
 1. To encircle or bind with any flexible band.
 2. To make fast, as clothing, by binding with a cord, girdle, bandage, etc.
 3. To surround; to encircle, or encompass.
 That Nyseian isle,
 Girt with the River Triton.   --Milton.
 4. To clothe; to swathe; to invest.
    I girded thee about with fine linen.   --Ezek. xvi. 10.
 The Son . . . appeared
 Girt with omnipotence.   --Milton.
 5. To prepare; to make ready; to equip; as, to gird one's self for a contest.
    Thou hast girded me with strength.   --Ps. xviii. 39.
 To gird on, to put on; to fasten around or to one securely, like a girdle; as, to gird on armor or a sword.
    Let not him that girdeth on his harness boast himself as he that putteth it off.   --1 Kings xx. 11.
 -- To gird up, to bind tightly with a girdle; to support and strengthen, as with a girdle.
    He girded up his loins, and ran before Ahab.   --1 Kings xviii. 46.
    Gird up the loins of your mind.   --1 Pet. i. 13.
 -- Girt up; prepared or equipped, as for a journey or for work, in allusion to the ancient custom of gathering the long flowing garments into the girdle and tightening it before any exertion; hence, adjectively, eagerly or constantly active; strenuous; striving. “A severer, more girt-up way of living.” --J. C. Shairp.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Girt imp. & p. p. of Gird.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Girt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Girted; p. pr. & vb. n. Girting.]  To gird; to encircle; to invest by means of a girdle; to measure the girth of; as, to girt a tree.
 We here create thee the first duke of Suffolk,
 And girt thee with the sword.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Girt n. Same as Girth.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 girt
      See gird

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gird
      v 1: prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is
           girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are
           building up on the Iraqui border" [syn: arm, build up,
            fortify] [ant: disarm]
      2: encircle or bind; "Trees girded the green fields" [syn: girth,
          girt, begird]
      3: put a girdle on or around; "gird your loins" [syn: girdle]
      4: bind with something round or circular [syn: encircle]
      [also: girt]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 girt
      v : encircle or bind; "Trees girded the green fields" [syn: girth,
           begird, gird]