a simple past tense and past participle of 1 .
verb (used with object)
1 (def 1).
noun, verb (used with object)
a past tense and past participle of gird1
(nautical) moored securely to prevent swinging
(transitive) to bind or encircle; gird
to measure the girth of (something)
c.1400 as alternative form of gird; also past tense and past participle of gird.
[gur-tin] /ˈgɜr tɪn/ noun 1. Thomas, 1775–1802, English painter.
[gurt-lahyn] /ˈgɜrtˌlaɪn/ noun, Nautical. 1. .
[gee] /gi/ noun 1. a lightweight, two-piece, usually white garment worn by barefooted martial-arts participants, consisting of loose-fitting pants and a wraparound jacket with cloth belt. [jee-ahy] /ˈdʒiˈaɪ/ noun, plural GI’s or GIs. 1. a member or former member of the U.S. armed forces, especially an enlisted soldier. adjective 2. rigidly adhering to military regulations […]
[French zhee-zahn] /French ʒiˈzɑ̃/ noun, plural gisants [French zhee-zahn] /French ʒiˈzɑ̃/ (Show IPA) 1. a sculptured representation of a dead person in a recumbent position, usually as part of a sepulchral monument.