To encircle or surround, as with a girdle.

The vine begirdled the tree, wrapping around its trunk as though trying to hug it.

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  • Begirdle — Be*gir dle, v. t. To surround as with a girdle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • begirdle — be·girdle …   English syllables

  • begirdle — bə̇, bē+ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: be + girdle : to surround as if with a girdle …   Useful english dictionary

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