girth - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ɡɜː(r)θ/
singulargirth
pluralgirths
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] the distance round something thick and round, for example a tree
     Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      mainly literary the distance round someone’s waist, especially someone large
  2. 2
    [countable] a wide belt that you put round the middle of a horse to hold the saddle on