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gird



Pronunciation: (gûrd), [key]
v.t., gird•ed or girt, gird•ing.
1. to encircle or bind with a belt or band.
2. to surround; enclose; hem in.
3. to prepare (oneself) for action: He girded himself for the trial ahead.
4. to provide, equip, or invest, as with power or strength.

gird



Pronunciation: (gûrd), [key]
v.i.
to gibe; jeer (usually fol. by at).

v.t.
to gibe or jeer at; taunt.

n.
a gibe.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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