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girth
used in Anna Karenina

2 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
  • Vronsky slipped his finger under the saddle-girth.
    Part Two (65% in)
  • He would have said that Ivan had pulled the saddle-girth up too high, but that was like blame, and he longed for friendly, warm talk.
    Part Eight (66% in)

There are no more uses of "girth" in Anna Karenina.

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