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begird

be·gird

begird

pronunciation:
b guhrd
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: begirded, begirding, begirds, begirt
definition: to fasten around; encircle.
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The word begird contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.