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girth
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

3 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 a merry journey with Tom Bombadil trotting gaily beside them, or before them, on Fatty Lumpkin, who could move much faster than his girth promised.
    1.8 -- Book 1 Chapter 8 -- Fog on the Barrow-Downs (85% in)
  • Their great grey trunks were of mighty girth, but their height could not be guessed.
    2.6 -- Book 2 Chapter 6 -- Lothlorien (43% in)
  • He entered behind Haldir, and found that he was in a chamber of oval shape, in the midst of which grew the trunk of the great mallorn, now tapering towards its crown, and yet making still a pillar of wide girth.
    2.7 -- Book 2 Chapter 7 -- The Mirror of Galadriel (12% in)

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