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Search phrase: gird

Plays

 5 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CoriolanusCor I.i.254Being moved, he will not spare to gird the gods.Being mou'd, he will not spare to gird the Gods.
Henry IV Part 22H4 I.ii.6Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me. TheMen of all sorts take a pride to gird at mee: the
Henry VI Part 11H6 III.i.132Sweet King! The Bishop hath a kindly gird.Sweet King: the Bishop hath a kindly gyrd:
Henry VI Part 22H6 I.i.63And gird thee with the sword. Cousin of York,And girt thee with the Sword. Cosin of Yorke,
The Taming of the ShrewTS V.ii.58I thank thee for that gird, good Tranio.I thanke thee for that gird good Tranio.

Glossary

 7 result(s).
girdinvest, equip, provide
girdencircle, surround, ring
girdrebuke, reproof, reproach
girdmock, taunt, laugh [at]
girdencircle, surround, ring
girdtaunt, gibe, dig
girdtie round, truss up

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Words Families

 12 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
BEGIRDBASICsee GIRD
ENGIRTBASICsee GIRD
GIRDBASICgird n, gird v, girded adj, girt v
GIRDACTIONbegird v, engird v, engirt adj
GIRDNOTungird v
GIRTBASICsee GIRD
UNGIRDBASICsee GIRD
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