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girt



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

girt



Pronunciation: (gûrt), [key]
v.t.
gird1 (def. 1).

girt



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

girt



Pronunciation: (gûrt), [key]
n.
1. Carpentry.
a. a timber or plate connecting the corner posts of an exterior wooden frame, as a braced frame, at a floor above the ground floor.
b. a heavy beam, as for supporting the ends of rafters.
2. Print.(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.

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

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