Garbler to Garran
(Gar"bler) n. One who garbles.
Garboard strake or streak, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship's bottom next the keel.
(Gar"board) n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard
(Gar"boil) n. [OF. garbouil; cf. Sp. garbullo, It. garbuglio; of uncertain origin; the last part is
perh. fr. L. bullire to boil, E. boil.] Tumult; disturbance; disorder. [Obs.] Shak.
(||Gar*cin"i*a) n. [NL.] (Bot.) A genus of plants, including the mangosteen tree found in the
islands of the Indian Archipelago; so called in honor of Dr. Garcin.
(Gard) n. [See Garde, Yard] Garden. [Obs.] "Trees of the gard." F. Beaumont.
(Gard), v. & n. See Guard.
(Gar"dant) a. [F. See Guardant.] (Her.) Turning the head towards the spectator, but not the
body; said of a lion or other beast.
(Gar"den) n. [OE. gardin, OF. gardin, jardin, F. jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto, G.
garten; akin to AS. geard. See Yard an inclosure.]
1. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy,Shak.
The pleasant garden of great Italy.
Garden is often used adjectively or in self- explaining compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools,
garden walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse.
Garden balsam, an ornamental plant Garden engine, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering
gardens. Garden glass. (a) A bell glass for covering plants. (b) A globe of dark-colored glass,
mounted on a pedestal, to reflect surrounding objects; much used as an ornament in gardens in Germany.
Garden house (a) A summer house. Beau. & Fl. (b) A privy. [Southern U.S.] Garden husbandry,
the raising on a small scale of seeds, fruits, vegetables, etc., for sale. Garden mold or mould,
rich, mellow earth which is fit for a garden. Mortimer. Garden nail, a cast nail used, for fastening
vines to brick walls. Knight. Garden net, a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc., to protect them
from birds. Garden party, a social party held out of doors, within the grounds or garden attached to
a private residence. Garden plot, a plot appropriated to a garden. Garden pot, a watering pot.
Garden pump, a garden engine; a barrow pump. Garden shears, large shears, for clipping
trees and hedges, pruning, etc. - - Garden spider, (Zoöl.), the diadem spider common in gardens,
both in Europe and America. It spins a geometrical web. See Geometric spider, and Spider web.
Garden stand, a stand for flower pots. Garden stuff, vegetables raised in a garden. [Colloq.]
Garden syringe, a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling them with solutions for destroying insects, etc.
Garden truck, vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.] Garden ware, garden truck. [Obs.]
Mortimer. Bear garden, Botanic garden, etc. See under Bear, etc. Hanging garden. See
under Hanging. Kitchen garden, a garden where vegetables are cultivated for household use.
Market garden, a piece of ground where vegetable are cultivated to be sold in the markets for table
(Gar"den), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gardened ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gardening.] To lay out or cultivate
a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture.