gird up

Translations

gird up

vt sep (old) robegürten; to gird (up) one’s loins (esp Bibl) → seine Lenden gürten (Bibl); to gird oneself up (fig)sich wappnen; he girded himself up for actioner machte sich bereit (zum Handeln)
References in classic literature ?
I have a huge pile of letters to answer, so I must gird up the loins of my mind and hoe in.
Jonathan Tiu and Ryan Quimpo gird up for their respective title defenses as the 2018 National Drag Racing Championships get going with its Northern Series on Saturday and Sunday at Clark International Speedway in Pampanga.
Whole nation should gird up their loins to defeat terrorists for a peaceful homeland, Aziz added.
I would suggest to the bishops and the General Synod, "Gird up your loins" and scrub that subject from your upcoming agenda.