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Definition of "girdles" []

  • Plural form of girdle. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of girdle. (verb)

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Use "girdles" in a sentence
  • "Kusaiean village of Utwe, a collection of about twenty handsomely built houses, and all day long the pale olive-faced Kusaiean men and women would sit gazing in wondering fear at the fierce Pleasant Island women, who, clothed in short girdles of grass called "aireere," sang a savage chant as they husked the nuts."
  • "In the Biblical narrative, after Adam and Eve had eaten the forbidden fruit, "the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig leaves together and made themselves aprons," or, as the Revised Version expresses it, "girdles"."
  • "If you haven't noticed, and, my god, if you haven't noticed you really haven't watched basketball in awhile, players are wearing "girdles" or compression shorts and other assorted padding to minimize the damage caused by stray elbows and the pounding taken under the basket."
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