girt, gird (v.) Old form(s): gyrt
invest, equip, provide
1H6 III.i.173[King to Richard] I girt thee with the valiant sword of York
2H6 I.i.63[King to Suffolk] We here create thee the first Duke of Suffolk / And girt thee with the sword
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