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Verb: gird (girded, also girt)  gurd
  1. Prepare oneself for a military confrontation
    "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East";
    - arm, build up, fortify
  2. Put a girdle on or around
    "gird your loins";
    - girdle, girt
  3. Bind with something round or circular
    - encircle, girt

Derived forms: girded, girds, girding

Type of: bind, border, environ, ring, skirt, surround

Encyclopedia: Gird, Iran