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ungirt

[uhn-gurt] /ʌnˈgɜrt/
adjective
1.
having a girdle loosened or removed.
2.
slack; relaxed; not taut or pulled together:
ungirt thinking.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English ungyrt. See un-1, girt1

ungird

[uhn-gurd] /ʌnˈgɜrd/
verb (used with object), ungirded or ungirt, ungirding.
1.
to loosen or remove a girdle or belt from.
2.
to loosen or remove by unfastening a belt:
to ungird a sword.
Origin
before 900; Middle English ungirden, Old English ungyrdan; see un-2, gird; cognate with German entgürten
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ungird

v.

Old English ongyrde, from un- (2) "opposite of" + gird. Cf. Middle Dutch ontgorden, Old High German ingurten, German entgürten. Related: Ungirded; ungirding.

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