prepare oneself for a military confrontation;
"The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"
"troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
put a girdle on or around;
"gird your loins"
bind with something round or circular
- He girded up his loin to face his competitor.
- The climber girded himself with a rope.
- They were girding for the exam.
- The general was girded with the supreme power.
She girded herself with a white apron.出自： Dickens
Girt round the waist with a red sash.出自： G. K. Chesterton
A lean, bearded tribesman..girt about with a bandolier.出自： M. M. Kaye