Garnish

Definition of Garnish

Gar´nish
v. t.1.To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish.
[imp. & p. p. Garnished ; p. pr. & vb. n. Garnishing.]
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.
5.(Law) To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee. See Garnishee, v. t.
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.
- Shak.
Matter and figure they produce;
For garnish this, and that for use.
- Prior.
2.(Cookery) Something set round or upon a dish as an embellishment, such as parsley. See Garnish, v. t., 2.
3.Fetters.
4.A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an unauthorized fee demanded by the old prisoners of a newcomer.
Garnish bolt
(Carp.) a bolt with a chamfered or faceted head.
- Knight.

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