1. Having the belt or girdle removed or loosened.
2. Loose or free; slack.
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(Clothing & Fashion) not wearing a belt or girdle
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1. having a girdle loosened or removed.
2. slack; relaxed; not taut or pulled together.
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The shepherds and drovers accompanying the flock shouted to him to desist; seeing it was no use, they ungirt their slings and began to salute his ears with stones as big as one's fist.
342-351) Call your friend to a feast; but leave your enemy alone; and especially call him who lives near you: for if any mischief happen in the place, neighbours come ungirt, but kinsmen stay to gird themselves (9).
Just as Sansa's chivalric perspective cannot brook the idea of honor ungirt in gilded armor--note, for example, her support for Joffrey, "her prince," over the butcher's boy (GoT 117; 118-31, esp.
In "Song of the Ungirt Runners," the runners are not naked ancient Greeks, as has been guessed.
And has his sword and spoils ungirt, / To lay them at the public's skirt" (An Horatian Ode, 85-86, 89-90).