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Definition: Girdle wheel
Girdle \Gir"dle\, n. [OE. gurdel, girdel, AS. gyrdel, fr.
gyrdan; akin to D. gordel, G. g["u]rtel, Icel. gyr?ill. See
Gird, v. t., to encircle, and cf. Girth, n.]
1. That which girds, encircles, or incloses; a circumference;
a belt; esp., a belt, sash, or article of dress encircling
the body usually at the waist; a cestus.
Within the girdle of these walls. --Shak.
Their breasts girded with golden girdles. --Rev. xv.
2. The zodiac; also, the equator. [Poetic] --Bacon.
From the world's girdle to the frozen pole.
That gems the starry girdle of the year. --Campbell.
3. (Jewelry) The line ofgreatest circumference of a
brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the
setting. See Illust. of Brilliant. --Knight.
4. (Mining) A thin bed or stratum of stone. --Raymond.
5. (Zo["o]l.) The clitellus of an earthworm.
Girdle bone (Anat.), the sphenethmoid. See under
Girdle wheel, a spinning wheel.
Sea girdle (Zo["o]l.), a ctenophore. See Venus's girdle,
Shoulder, Pectoral, & Pelvic, girdle. (Anat.) See
under Pectoral, and Pelvic.
To have under the girdle, to have bound to one, that is, in