Garboard strakeor streak, the first range or strake of planks laid on a ship's bottom next the keel. Totten.

(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,
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.Gardenmold 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 use.

(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.

Garbler to Garran

(Gar"bler) n. One who garbles.

(Gar"board) n. (Naut.) One of the planks next the keel on the outside, which form a garboard strake.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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