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Ledger vs Girt - What's the difference?

ledger | girt |

As nouns the difference between ledger and girt

is that ledger is a book for keeping notes, especially one for keeping accounting records while girt is a horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.

As a verb girt is

to gird.

As an adjective girt is

bound by a cable; used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.

ledger

English

(wikipedia ledger)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A book for keeping notes, especially one for keeping accounting records.
  • (accounting) A collection of accounting entries consisting of credits and debits.
  • (construction) A board attached to a wall to provide support for attaching other structural elements (such as deck joists or roof rafters) to the building.
  • A large flat stone, especially one laid over a tomb.
  • Derived terms

    * ledger bait * ledger board * (l) * ledger wall

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    See also

    * (wikipedia "ledger") *

    girt

    English

    Etymology 1

    Alteration of

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A horizontal structural member of post and beam architecture, typically attached to bridge two or more vertical members such as corner posts.
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  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To gird.
  • To bind horizontally, as with a belt or girdle.
  • To measure the girth of.
  • Etymology 3

    See gird

    Verb

    (head)
  • (gird)
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • (nautical) Bound by a cable; used of a vessel so moored by two anchors that she swings against one of the cables by force of the current or tide.
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