What Does Girth Mean?

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Girth refers to the measurement around the middle of a thing particularly someone's waist. The word girth also refers to a form of gear or band attached to a saddle which is used to hold it on a horse by being fastened around its belly.
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"Girth" most often means the distance around some solid object, usually the smallest possible such distance if the object has a complex shape. However, the words "smallest
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1. Place the saddle on your horse. 2. Get someonend on the opposite side of the horse to you. You should each hold one end of the measuring tape. That's according to Jahiel, who states
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(gûrth) n. The distance around something; the circumference. Size; bulk: a person of large girth. A strap encircling an animal's body in order to secure a load or saddle on
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girth
[gurth]
NOUN
1.
the measure around anything; circumference.
2.
a band that passes underneath a horse or other animal to hold a saddle in place, especially one having a buckle at each end for fastening to straps running from under the flaps of the saddle.
3.
something that encircles; a band or girdle.
VERB (USED WITH OBJECT)
4.
to bind or fasten with a girth.
5.
to girdle; encircle.
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