girdle

 
girdle
noun
1. (corset) 
a. la faja (F) 
I was wearing a girdle under my dress and I could hardly breathe.Llevaba una faja debajo del vestido y casi no podía respirar.
2. (belt) 
The priest tied the girdle around his waist and headed into the church.El cura se ató el cinturón por la cintura y entró en la iglesia.
3. (literary) (circle) 
The Milky Way is a girdle of stars that stretches across the night sky.La Vía Láctea es un cinturón de estrellas que se extiende a través del cielo nocturno.
transitive verb
4. (literary) (to surround) 
a. rodear 
A high wall girdled the town and kept the inhabitants safe.Una muralla alta rodeaba la ciudad y protegía a los habitantes.
b. ceñir 
The dress girdled her waist tightly.El vestido le ceñía la cintura.
girdle
Noun
1. (corset) 
a. la faja (F) 
transitive verb
2. (literary) 
a. ceñir 
girdle [ˈɡɜːdl]
noun
(corset) faja (f); (belt) cinturón (m); also
transitive verb
ceñir; rodear; alsowith con;
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