Engirt

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Engirt To engird.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • engirt To encircle; engird.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Engirt en-gėrt′ to surround, as with a girdle: to encircle.
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Usage

In literature:

The two white men were engirt with a mystery that defended them from all harm.
"Pathfinders of the West" by A. C. Laut
Go now, thou conqueror, glorious triumphs raise, Pay vows to Jove; engirt thy hairs with bays.
"The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Christopher Marlowe
Round about, the camp was engirt with bush and thin forest of giraffe-acacia.
"Tales of South Africa" by H.A. Bryden
Both his arms engirt her as previously, but his eyes, looking straight before him, were sombre with meditation.
"An Ambitious Woman" by Edgar Fawcett
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In poetry:

To every mountain peak within the antipodes,
To sweet, sequestered spots no other mortal knows;
To every island fair engirt by sunny seas,
To forest-centers unexplored by birds or bees,
The tourist goes.
"The Tourist" by Hattie Howard