Word:

Girth

Pronunciation: gẽrth
n.1.A band or strap which encircles the body; especially, one by which a saddle is fastened upon the back of a horse.
2.The measure around any object, such as a body at the waist or belly, or a box ; the circumference of anything; as, in order to be acceptable for mailing, the total of height and girth of a package must not exceed 63 inches.
3.A small horizontal brace or girder.
v. t.1.To bind as with a girth.
Noun1.girth - the distance around a person's body
2.girth - stable gear consisting of a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
Synonyms: cinch
Verb1.girth - encircle or bind; "Trees girded the green fields"
Synonyms: begird, girt, gird
2.girth - tie a cinch around; "cinch horses"
Synonyms: cinch

GIRTH., A girth or yard is a measure of length. The word is of Saxon origin, taken from the circumference of the human body. Girth is contracted from girdeth, and signifies as much as girdle. See Ell.

ambit, amplitude, anchor, anklet, area, armlet, back band, backstrap, band, bandage, bar, barrette, bearing rein, bellyband, belt, bend, bigness, bind, bind up, binding, binding stone, binding twine, bit, blinders, blinds, bobby pin, body, bollard, bolt, bonder, bondstone, border, box hook, brace, bracelet, braces, brad, braid, breadth, breeching, bridle, buckle, bulk, bundle, button, cable, caliber, caparison, carpet tack, catch, cavesson, cestus, chain, checkrein, cheekpiece, chinband, cinch, cincture, cingulum, circuit, circumference, clamp, clasp, cleat, click, clinch, clip, clothespin, collar, collarband, corking pin, cotter, coverage, crownband, crupper, cummerbund, curb, depth, diameter, dimension, do up, dowel, earring, ecliptic, equator, expansion, extension, extent, fascia, fibula, fillet, finger ring, fishhook, funiculus, gag swivel, garter, gauge, gird, girdle, girt, grab, grapnel, grappler, grappling iron, great circle, greatness, guy, hackamore, hairpin, halter, hames, hametugs, hank, harness, hasp, hawser, haywire, headgear, headstall, height, hip straps, hitch, hitching post, holdfast, hook, hook and eye, hoop, horn, inkle, interlocker, jaquima, jerk line, jockey, kevel, kingpin, lace, lacing, largeness, lariat, lash, latch, latchet, leader, leash, length, ligament, line, lines, lock, loop, magnitude, martingale, mass, measurement, moorings, nail, neckband, necklace, noose, nose ring, noseband, nut, padlock, paper clip, pawl, peg, perimeter, periphery, pin, pintle, pole strap, pommel, proportion, proportions, quoit, radius, range, reach, reins, ribbons, ring, rivet, roller, rope, saddle, safety pin, scale, scope, screw, seal, sennit, setscrew, shaft tug, side check, skewer, slide fastener, snaffle, snap, snubbing post, spike, splice, spread, staple, stirrup, strap, string, strop, stub tenon, surcingle, suspenders, swaddle, swathe, tack, tackle, tag, tendon, terret, thole, tholepin, thong, thumbtack, tie, tie beam, tie up, toggle, trappings, treenail, truss, tug, twine, vise, volume, waistband, whang, winker braces, wire, wrap, wrap up, wristband, wristlet, yoke, zipper, zodiac, zone
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