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Synonyms for girdle

Synonyms for girdle

Synonyms for girdle

an encircling or ringlike structure

a band of material around the waist that strengthens a skirt or trousers

a woman's close-fitting foundation garment

cut a girdle around so as to kill by interrupting the circulation of water and nutrients

put a girdle on or around

References in classic literature ?
When she heard this Juno smiled, and still smiling she laid the girdle in her bosom.
answered the little tailor, and unbuttoned his coat, and showed the giant the girdle, 'there may you read what kind of a man I am
The suggestion of this headdress, which gave her what was then called a "Josephine look," was carried out in the cut of the dark blue velvet gown rather theatrically caught up under her bosom by a girdle with a large old-fashioned clasp.
We received the gifts, and then one of the young men drew the knife from his girdle and dexterously cut the ox's throat.
Her bare arms and legs were almost concealed by the massive, bejeweled ornaments which covered them, while her single leopard skin was supported by a close-fitting girdle of golden rings set in strange designs with innumerable small diamonds.
Then, drawing his worn narrow girdle round him, he drew in his breath, pulling in his lean stomach still more, and girdled himself as tightly as he could over his sheepskin.
There now,' he said addressing himself no longer to the cook but the girdle, as he tucked the ends in at the waist, 'now you won't come undone
You are certainly a girdle," said the collar; "that is to say an inside girdle.
I shall never forget MY FIRST LOVE--she was a girdle, so fine, so soft, and so charming, she threw herself into a tub of water for my sake
Appeared a little red-satin Spanish girdle, whale-boned like a tiny corset, pointed, the pioneer finery of a frontier woman who had crossed the plains.
Saxon kissed the little, red satin Spanish girdle passionately, and wrapped it up in haste, with dewy eyes, abandoning the mystery and godhead of mother and all the strange enigma of living.
Should football jerseys, pants, and girdles be considered clothing or sporting goods for import tariff purposes?
Notes on Cerambycidae co-inhabiting girdles of Oncideres pustulata LeConte (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae).
Although Alba swears by the technique, claiming it helped her shed her post-pregnancy weight, doctors are in disagreement about whether girdles actually aid in weight loss.