(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.Spenser.
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.
1. Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament; also, dress; garments, especially such as
are showy or decorated.
So are you, sweet,Shak.
Even in the lovely garnish of a boy.
Matter and figure they produce;Prior.
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.