Girdled sentence example

girdled
  • The lake is girdled by hills, studded with attractive villa residences, commanding beautiful and extensive views of the Alps.
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  • It is worn girdled by bishops and priests in all rites, by subdeacons in the Greek and Coptic rites.
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  • We must conceive a time when the sun was swollen to such an extent that it filled up the entire space girdled by the orbit of Mercury.
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  • The rochet was originally a robe-like tunic, and was therefore girdled, like the liturgical alb.
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  • Plots of ground were burned over, trees were girdled, and seeds were planted by means of sharpened sticks.
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  • The old form of English cassock was a double-breasted robe fastened at the shoulder and probably girdled.
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  • These trees were alive and apparently flourishing at midsummer, and many of them had grown a foot, though completely girdled; but after another winter such were without exception dead.
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  • And she spread out her arms to show her short-waisted, lace-trimmed, dainty gray dress, girdled with a broad ribbon just below the breast.
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  • Girdled swimsuits were equipped with elastic panels across the tummy area to help smooth out unwanted curves and bulges.
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  • The arrival of the Bonapartes at Toulon coincided with a time of acute crisis in the fortunes of the republic. Having declared war on England and Holland (1st of February 1793), and against Spain (9th of March), France was soon girdled by foes; and the forces of the first coalition invaded her territory at several points.
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  • The inner city is girdled on the south and east by the Kungspark, which contains Molin's famous group of statuary, the Belt-bucklers (Bdltespdnnare), and by the beautiful gardens of the Horticultural Society (Trddgardsforeningen).
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