Be gird

begird

[bih-gurd]
verb (used with object), begirt or begirded, begirding.
to gird about; encompass; surround.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English begirden, Old English begierdan. See be-, gird1

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begird (bɪˈɡɜːd)
 
vb , -girds, -girding, -girt, -girded
1.  to surround; gird around
2.  to bind
 
[Old English begierdan; see be-, gird1]

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