begirdle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From be- +‎ girdle.

VerbEdit

begirdle (third-person singular simple present begirdles, present participle begirdling, simple past and past participle begirdled)

  1. To encircle or surround, as with a girdle.
    The vine begirdled the tree, wrapping around its trunk as though trying to hug it.
Last modified on 22 December 2011, at 07:03