(Gar"den), v. t. To cultivate as a garden.
(Gar"den*er) n. One who makes and tends a garden; a horticulturist.
(||Garde"ni*a) n. [NL.] (Bot.) A genus of plants, some species of which produce beautiful and
fragrant flowers; Cape jasmine; so called in honor of Dr. Alexander Garden.
(Gar"den*ing) n. The art of occupation of laying out and cultivating gardens; horticulture.
(Gar"den*less) a. Destitute of a garden. Shelley.
(Gar"den*ly) a. Like a garden. [R.] W. Marshall.
(Gar"den*ship), n. Horticulture. [Obs.]
(Gar"don) n. [F] (Zoöl.) A European cyprinoid fish; the id.
(Gar`dy*loo") n. [F. gare l'eau beware of the water.] An old cry in throwing water, slops, etc.,
from the windows in Edingburgh. Sir. W. Scott.
(Gare) n. [Cf. Gear.] Coarse wool on the legs of sheep. Blount.
(Gare"fowl`) n. (Zoöl.) The great auk; also, the razorbill. See Auk. [Written also gairfowl, and
(Gar"fish`) n. [See Gar, n.] (Zoöl.) (a) A European marine fish (Belone vulgaris); called
also gar, gerrick, greenback, greenbone, gorebill, hornfish, longnose, mackerel guide, sea needle,
and sea pike. (b) One of several species of similar fishes of the genus Tylosurus, of which one species
(T. marinus) is common on the Atlantic coast. T. Caribbæus, a very large species, and T. crassus, are
more southern; called also needlefish. Many of the common names of the European garfish are also
applied to the American species.
(Gar"ga*lize) v. t. [Cf. Gargle, Gargarize.] To gargle; to rinse. [Obs.] Marston.
(Gar"ga*ney) n. (Zoöl.) A small European duck (Anas querquedula); called also cricket
teal, and summer teal.
(Gar*gan"tu*an) a. [From Gargantua, an allegorical hero of Rabelais.] Characteristic of
Gargantua, a gigantic, wonderful personage; enormous; prodigious; inordinate.
(Gar"ga*rism) n. [F. gargarisme, L. gargarisma. See Gargarize.] (Med.) A gargle.
(Gar"ga*rize) v. t. [F. gargarizare, fr. Gr. .] To gargle; to rinse or wash, as the mouth and
throat. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Garget) n. [OE. garget, gargate, throat, OF. gargate. Cf. Gorge. The etymol. of senses 2,
3, & 4 is not certain.]
1. The throat. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. A diseased condition of the udders of cows, etc., arising from an inflammation of the mammary glands.
3. A distemper in hogs, indicated by staggering and loss of appetite. Youatt.
4. (Bot.) See Poke.
(Gar"gil) n. [Cf. Garget, Gargoyle.] A distemper in geese, affecting the head.