Gird in a sentence

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Definition of Gird

  • A stroke with a rod or switch; a severe spasm; a twinge; a pang.
  • A cut; a sarcastic remark; a gibe; a sneer.
  • To sneer at; to mock; to gibe.
  • To gibe; to sneer; to break a scornful jest; to utter severe sarcasms.
  • To encircle or bind with any flexible band.
  • To make fast, as clothing, by binding with a cord, girdle, bandage, etc.
  • To surround; to encircle, or encompass.
  • To clothe; to swathe; to invest.
  • To prepare; to make ready; to equip; as, to gird one's self for a contest.
  • prepare oneself for a military confrontation
  • bind with something round or circular
  • put a girdle on or around

How to use gird in a sentence. Gird pronunciation.

His fool's cap is dropped aside, he picks up the dead sailor's sword and girds it on him_. THE QUEEN.
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Come, therefore; gird yourself together, and come.
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Have they asked him to gird up his loins and hire halls and smite the upstart hip and thigh?
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A high wind was blowing and promised some respite to the Moose from the little enemy that sings except when he stings, so I invited Bezkya to gird up his loins and make another try for Moose.
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I tell you truly, that he will gird himself, and cause them to recline, and he will come and wait upon them.
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It is enough to break both girds and petrel.
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In confirmation whereof we find that the true etymology and exposition of the word process is purchase, viz. of good store of money to the lawyers, and of many pokes-id est, prou-sacks-to the pleaders, upon which subject we have most celestial quips, gibes, and girds.
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His old hatchet he fastens close to his leathern girdle, and girds it above his breech like Martin of Cambray; the two others, being more heavy, he lays on his shoulder.
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Where her implements exact, With which she calculates, computes, and scans All distance, motion, magnitude, and now Measures an atom, and now girds a world?
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From whatever section of earth’s denizens signs of contentiousness appear, prompt punishment is required by a just government; while any person who girds up the loins of endeavor and carries off the ball of priority is deserving of royal favors and worthy of splendid gifts.
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And where the Alps gird round the Switzer's home Their vast, eternal wall; They paused not by the ruins of old time, They scanned no pictures rare, Nor lingered where the snow-locked mountains climb The cold abyss of air!
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Thereafter, stretched upon his bed of heather, Beltane watches Black Roger gird on belt and quiver, and, bow in hand, stride blithely into the green, and, ere he knows it, is asleep.
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If the minister has faith in a living God, if he believes that people are not less valuable now than they were four thousand years ago, if his Golden Age comprises the perfect will of God entempled in the whole creation, if he believes that this nation has some responsible part in the divine plan for the world, if he believes that righteousness is more desirable than pity and justice than philanthropy, and that the unrest of our times is but opportunity, he will in every way gird his boys for the battle and deliver constantly to the state trained recruits for the cause of human welfare which is ever the cause of God.
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With gifts such as these, which must be patent to others as well as herself, there would surely be no difficulty in obtaining an excellent place as governess if she should ever determine to adopt that walk of life; and she was sometimes inclined to gird at Fate, which for the present led her to deprive the world of these benefits.
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His fool's cap is dropped aside, he picks up the dead sailor's sword and girds it on him_.
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So my Gethsemane called down the one strengthening Angel of all the heavenly hosts, who had most power to comfort my heart, and gird me for my fate, my father, my noble father.
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Only half a minute sufficed to gird Beryl, and with no hint of recognition in her tranquil countenance, she moved forward, opened the drawers, and spread out for inspection various specimens of drawing and painting, in all stages of advancement.
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Likewise the ambassador of the hero went to claim the promise of the Church to be in attendance on a certain spot, on a certain day, and there hear oath of eternal fealty, and gird him about with all its forces: which the Church, receiving a wink from the Law, obsequiously engaged to do, for less than the price of a plum-cake. Meantime, while craftsmen and skilled women, directed by Mrs. Berry, were toiling to deck the day at hand, Raynham and Belthorpe slept,-the former soundly; and one day was as another to them.
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As these two giants gird themselves for World-dominion, who but God shall gird the armor on, direct the onward course of change?
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The Warrior girds himself and longs eagerly to marshal great, shining, active hosts for God!
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Examples of Gird

Example #1
He slowly rises, and as he rises he takes on dignity.
Example #2
There is magic in it.
Example #3
With little or no peradventure, you will realize what your modest hope is, and more;-and I, for my share of it, shall see you once again under this Sun!
Example #4
Much prurient curiosity, with some ingenuous love of wisdom, an element of real reverence for the same: everywhere a perfect openness to any man speaking in any measure things manful.
Example #5
They have warned him, yes, that the expenses may be a little greater than ordinary.
Example #6
Have the pipers warned the Honourable Adam of the rising tide against him?