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Is gird a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word gird is a Scrabble US word. The word gird is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is gird a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word gird is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Is gird a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word gird is a Words With Friends word. The word gird is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Gird

You can make 9 words from 'gird' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'gird'

GIRD 6GRID 6

3 letters words from 'gird'

DIG 5GID 5
RID 4RIG 4

2 letters words from 'gird'

DI 3GI 3
ID 3 

All 4 letters words made out of gird

gird igrd grid rgid irgd rigd gidr igdr gdir dgir idgr digr grdi rgdi gdri dgri rdgi drgi irdg ridg idrg dirg rdig drig

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word gird. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in gird.

Definitions and meaning of gird

gird

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɡɜːd/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɡɝd/

Etymology 1

From Middle English girden, gerden, gürden, from Old English gyrdan (to put a belt around, to put a girdle around), from Proto-Germanic *gurdijaną (to gird), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰerdʰ-. Cognate with West Frisian gurdzje, girdzje, Dutch gorden, German gürten, Swedish gjorda, Icelandic gyrða, Albanian ngërthej (to tie together by weaving, to bind).

Verb

gird (third-person singular simple present girds, present participle girding, simple past and past participle girded or girt)

  1. (transitive) To bind with a flexible rope or cord.
    The fasces were girt about with twine in bundles large.
  2. (transitive) To encircle with, or as if with a belt.
    The lady girt herself with silver chain, from which she hung a golden shear.
    Our home is girt by sea... - Advance Australia Fair
  3. (transitive, reflexive) To prepare oneself for an action.
Derived terms
  • begird
  • undergird
  • ungird
Related terms
  • girder
  • girdle
  • gird up one’s loins
  • girt
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Etymology 2

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Noun

gird (plural girds)

  1. A sarcastic remark.
  2. A stroke with a rod or switch.
  3. A severe spasm; a twinge; a pang.
    • a. 1694, John Tillotson, The Folly of Scoffing at Religion
      Conscience [] is freed from many fearful girds and twinges which the atheist feels.
Translations

Verb

gird (third-person singular simple present girds, present participle girding, simple past and past participle girded)

  1. (transitive) To jeer at.
  2. (intransitive) To jeer.
Translations

Anagrams

  • GRID, grid

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Alternative forms

  • gırd

Adjective

gird

  1. big

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to surround.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)