Definition for GIRD'LE

GIRD'LE, v.t.

  1. To bind with a belt or sash; to gird. Shak.
  2. To inclose; to environ; to shut in. Shak.
  3. In America, to make a circular incision, like a belt, through the bark and alburnum of a tree to kill it. New England. Belknap. Dwight.

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