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Sunday Word: Gird

gird [ˈgərd]:
origin: (1200's) Old English; geard= "yard", Hebrew; חָגַר = "a primitive root"

1. To wrap firmly around.
2. To surround.
3. Tie a belt or rope around the waste for easy access to a weapon.
4. To adorn with a sword, particularly within knighthood; to arm.
5. Preparing oneself for battle.

Tags: biblical, g, old english, verb, wordsmith: theidolhands

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