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verb [transitive] gird pronunciation in American English /ɡɜrd/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegirding
past tensegirt or girded
past participlegirt or girded
  1. to prepare for a difficult activity
    The army is girding itself for a renewed assault by the rebels.
    1. a.

      gird up your loins

      often humorous

      gird yourself (up)

      to prepare for something difficult or dangerous


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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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