girding

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Verb[edit]

girding

  1. present participle of gird

Noun[edit]

girding ‎(plural girdings)

  1. A binding or encircling.
    • 1823, Charles Butler, A continuation of the Rev. Alban Butler's Lives of the Saints to the Present Time (page 23)
      Bossuet thus beautifully addresses the Saviour of the world, when the girdings of his childhood were first untied []

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