Definition of Girdling. Meaning of Girdling. Synonyms of Girdling

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Definition of Girdling

Girdling
Girdle Gir"dle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Girdled; p. pr. & vb. n. Girdling.] 1. To bind with a belt or sash; to gird. --Shak. 2. To inclose; to environ; to shut in. Those sleeping stones, That as a waist doth girdle you about. --Shak. 3. To make a cut or gnaw a groove around (a tree, etc.) through the bark and alburnum, thus killing it. [U. S.]

Meaning of Girdling from wikipedia

- the wound. Human practices of girdling include forestry, horticulture, and vandalism. Foresters use the practice of girdling to thin forests. Extensive cankers...
- mollusks known as chitons Girdle (gemstone), element of round gemstone cuts Girdle moths, moths in the genus Enypia Gartel Girdling, the removal of a ring...
- especially if a cord or rope, is called a girdle in various contexts, especially historical ones, where girdles were a very common part of everyday clothing...
- Girdle-measurers were practitioners of a specific type of curative English folk magic. They claimed to be able to tell whether fairies had placed a person...
- The shoulder girdle or pectoral girdle is the set of bones in the appendicular skeleton which connects to the arm on each side. In humans it consists...
- Girdler is a surname of professional origin. Girdlers or belt makers are people who make metal belts worn around the waist and other small metal objects...
- Girdle of Venus may refer to: Girdle of Aphrodite, a magical accessory of Aphrodite/Venus The belt of Venus, an atmospheric phenomenon An alternative name...
- Girdle books were small portable books worn by medieval European monks, clergymen and aristocratic nobles as a po****r accessory to medieval costume, between...
- The Venus girdle (Cestum veneris) is a comb jelly in the family Cestidae. It is the only member of its genus, Cestum, and is also the largest of all known...
- Ryan Girdler (born 19 September 1972) is an Australian former professional rugby league footballer who pla**** in the 1990s and 2000s. A New South Wales...