Definition of begird in English:

begird

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transitive verb

[with object]
  • 1mainly literary Gird about or around; encompass.

    ‘We possess 6000 square meter factory with modern management and equipments, which is begird by beautiful surrounding.’
    • ‘Tonal mists begird the senses like thick, expanding fog, as the sparse calls of exotic birds and invisible creatures enhances the presence of this tenebrous abode of tranquility.’
    • ‘The towns formerly surrounded with farms are now begirded with urban looking suburbs and highways, lined with shopping centre zones.’
    • ‘There are places cultivated by men that begird the forest.’
    1. 1.1Besiege.
      • ‘But that is not all: he causes armies of convictions, and spiritual troubles, to begird and straiten them on every side, so that they know not what to do.’

Pronunciation

begird

/bəˈɡərd/