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Definition of "garth" []

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

  • A yard or garden (noun)

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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."