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(n.) The zodiac; also, the equator.


(v. t.) To make a cut or gnaw a groove around (a tree, etc.) through the bark and alburnum, thus killing it.


(n.) The clitellus of an earthworm.


(n.) A griddle.


(n.) The line ofgreatest circumference of a brilliant-cut diamond, at which it is grasped by the setting. See Illust. of Brilliant.


(v. t.) To bind with a belt or sash; to gird.


(n.) 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.


(v. t.) To inclose; to environ; to shut in.


(n.) A thin bed or stratum of stone.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Irdle'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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