(Bot.), the red currant; — so called from its transparent red color.Garnet brown (Chem.), an artificial dyestuff, produced as an explosive brown crystalline substance with a green or golden luster. It consists of the potassium salt of a complex cyanogen derivative of picric acid.

(Gar"net), n. [Etymol. unknown.] (Naut.) A tackle for hoisting cargo in or out.

Clew garnet. See under Clew.

(Gar`net*if"er*ous) a. [1st garnet + -ferous.] (Min.) Containing garnets.

(Gar"ni*er*ite) n. [Named after the French geologist Garnier.] (Min.) An amorphous mineral of apple-green color; a hydrous silicate of nickel and magnesia. It is an important ore of nickel.

(Gar"nish) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garnished ; p. pr. & vb. n. Garnishing.] [OE. garnischen, garnissen, OF. garnir to provide, strengthen, prepare, garnish, warn, F. garnir to provide, furnish, garnish, — of German origin; cf. OHG. warnon to provide, equip; akin to G. wahren to watch, E. aware, ware, wary, and cf. also E. warn. See Wary, -ish, and cf. Garment, Garrison.]

1. To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish.

All within with flowers was garnished.

2. (Cookery) To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.

3. To furnish; to supply.

4. To fit with fetters. [Cant] Johnson.

5. (Law) To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee. See Garnishee, v. t. Cowell.

(Gar"nish), n.

1. Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament; also, dress; garments, especially such as are showy or decorated.

So are you, sweet,
Even in the lovely garnish of a boy.

Matter and figure they produce;
For garnish this, and that for use.

2. (Cookery) Something set round or upon a dish as an embellishment. See Garnish, v. t., 2. Smart.

3. Fetters. [Cant]

4. A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an unauthorized fee demanded by the old prisoners of a newcomer. [Cant] Fielding.

Garnish bolt(Carp.), a bolt with a chamfered or faceted head. Knight.

(Gar`nish*ee") n. (Law) One who is garnished; a person upon whom garnishment has been served in a suit by a creditor against a debtor, such person holding property belonging to the debtor, or owing him money.

The order by which warning is made is called a garnishee order.

(Gar`nish*ee"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garnisheed (-ed); p. pr. & vb. n. Garnisheeing.] (Law) (a) To make (a person) a garnishee; to warn by garnishment; to garnish. (b) To attach (the fund or property sought to be secured by garnishment); to trustee.

Garnet berry

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