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girth
used in War and Peace

4 uses
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Definition
the distance around something such as a body or a tree

or:

a band around a horse's belly that holds the saddle in place
  • It was an enormous tree, its girth twice as great as a man could embrace, and evidently long ago some of its branches had been broken off and its bark scarred.
    Book Six — 1808-10 (2% in)
  • The Cossacks were untying their horses and tightening their saddle girths.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (57% in)
  • The men rapidly picked out their horses in the semidarkness, tightened their saddle girths, and formed companies.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (58% in)
  • Denisov was angry with the Cossack because the saddle girths were too slack, reproved him, and mounted.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (58% in)

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