to put a belt or girdle aroundThe other knights urged Galahad to gird on his sword.
a proposal to gird the river with a series of small hydroelectric dams
The church was surrounded by a rusted wrought-iron fence.
The area is ringed by troops.
The cattle had been milked and penned for the night.
The land was enclosed by an eight-foot wire fence.
Egypt is encompassed by the Mediterranean, Sudan, the Red Sea and Libya.
A forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
Wood was comfortably enfolded in a woolly dressing-gown.
They are girding themselves for battle against a new enemy.
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in the sense of brace
to provide, strengthen, or fit with a braceThe lights showed the old timbers, used to brace the roof.
in the sense of encircle
to form a circle roundA forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
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Life on the edge
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