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Definition of "garth" []

  • A grassy quadrangle surrounded by cloisters. (noun)
  • Archaic A yard, garden, or paddock. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "garth" in a sentence
  • "Sister Benedicta, our best gardener at Polesworth, came here with me, the garth is her preserve."
  • ""by 'garth' meaning 'garden': a good word, and why the devil it should be obsolescent is more than I can tell you --""
  • "[Footnote: Aasgaard was the 'garth' or home of the gods."