Meaning of Gird Your Loins?

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In ancient times, gird your loins referred to tying up loose clothing so as to make it easier to walk. However, the meaning has changed over time. Now, it means to mentally prepare yourself for something difficult or daunting.
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loin
[loin]
NOUN
1.
the part or parts of the human body or of a quadruped animal on either side of the spinal column, between the false ribs and hipbone.
2.
a cut of meat from this region of an animal, especially a portion including the vertebrae of such parts.
IDIOMS
3.
gird (up) one's loins to prepare oneself for something requiring readiness, strength, or endurance: He girded his loins to face his competitor.
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