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Definition of girdle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a piece of women's underwear that fits closely around the body from the waist to the top of the legs, designed to make a woman look thinner
  2. 2(literary) a thing that surrounds something else carefully tended lawns set in a girdle of trees
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: girdle

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