gird, girdle, belt, encompass, cincture, compass, ring, engird, edge, engirdle, begird, girth, band.
But although Venice has no meadows decked with flowers and no wealth of blossoming trees, everywhere on every side she shines with colour, this wonderful sea- girt
And I went downward from the cave, when that I was girt,
and gave aid to Mine Own; and so to be soon upon the journey.
Behind this moat rose the town walls, girt
with strong towers at short intervals.