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girdle
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 9
1. A griddle.
2. That which girds, encircles, or incloses; a circumference; a belt; esp., a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling the body usually at the waist; a cestus.
4. The line ofgreatest circumference of a brilliant- cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting. See Illust. of Brilliant.
5. A thin bed or stratum of stone.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
3. To make a cut or gnaw a groove around ( a tree, etc.) through the bark and alburnum, thus killing it.
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