Definition of Girdles

1. Noun. (plural of girdle) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of girdle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Girdles

1. girdle [v] - See also: girdle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Girdles

girderlike
girders
girdest
girdeth
girding
girdingly
girdings
girdite
girdle
girdle anaesthesia
girdle pain
girdle sensation
girdled
girdler
girdlers
girdles (current term)
girdlestead
girdlesteads
girdling
girds
girkin
girkins
girl's name
girl-boy
girl-next-door
girl Friday
girl band
girl bands

Literary usage of Girdles

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1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"... are observed between the upper and lower pair, dependent on the peculiar offices they have to perform. With regard to the morphology of these girdles ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1885)
"Comparison of Pectoral and Pelvic girdles. Throughout the Vertebrata a more or less complete serial homology may be observed between the pectoral ..."

3. Text-book of the embryology of man and mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1905)
"After these general remarks I turn to the detailed description of (1) the pectoral and pelvic girdles, (2) the skeleton of the appendage, which projects ..."

4. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"Nay even now among some of tho barbarian», and «'specially those of Asia, prizes for boxing nnd wrestling arc given, nnd they wear girdles when they contend ..."

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