Engird

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Engird To gird; to encompass.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • engird To surround; encircle; encompass.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Engird en-gėrd′ to gird round.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. en-, + gird,. Cf. Ingirt

Usage

In literature:

The floors of the gallery which engird the rotunda, and the winding stairs leading to them, are of iron.
"Norman's New Orleans and Environs" by B. M. Norman
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