girth ( girths plural )
1 n-var The girth of an object, for example a person's or an animal's body, is its width or thickness, considered as the measurement around its circumference.
FORMAL with supp, oft poss N
A girl he knew had upset him by commenting on his increasing girth.
2 n-count A girth is a leather strap which is fastened firmly around the middle of a horse to keep the saddle or load in the right place.
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