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GIRTH., A girth or yard is a measure of length. The word is of Saxon origin, taken from the circumference of the human body. Girth is contracted from girdeth, and signifies as much as girdle. See Ell.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.