Garreted

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Garreted Protected by turrets.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • garreted Protected by or provided with garrets or turrets.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • p.adj Garreted provided with garrets: lodged in a garret
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. garite, a place of safety, guarir, warir, to preserve (Fr. guérir)—Teut., Old High Ger. warjan, to defend.

Usage

In literature:

William McKinley and Garret A. Hobart Nominated for President and Vice-President.
"History of the United States, Volume 5" by E. Benjamin Andrews
I'm always a little scared at first, goin' to the garret.
"Patchwork" by Anna Balmer Myers
One morning she slept late in her little garret-chamber, and we did not call her.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 106, August, 1866" by Various
His baton rises ... and suddenly the band mumbles those few swift bars that send the curtain rushing up on the garret scene.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
I was obliged to stop last night all at once, because I heard Hatty coming up the garret stairs.
"Out in the Forty-Five" by Emily Sarah Holt
Up above was an immense garret with four gables.
"A Little Girl in Old New York" by Amanda Millie Douglas
The door of the garret stood ajar.
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
First, a little, square table was unearthed in the garret, and was scrubbed and polished by Cricket's own hands.
"Cricket at the Seashore" by Elizabeth Westyn Timlow
From these and the garret and the lean meal of sausages Hay drew his conclusions and put them into words.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
Really it was hard for the child to climb the three long flights of stairs leading to her garret.
"Sara Crewe" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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In poetry:

What is a poet's fame?--
Sad hints about his reason,
And sadder praise from garreteers,
To be returned in season.
"The Poet’s Lot" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Here from my garret-pane, I mark
The plane-tree bud and blow,
Shed her recuperative bark,
And spread her shade below.
"A London Plane-Tree" by Amy Levy
He bore her to a farm-house old,
And up its stairway long,
And closed on her the garret-door
With iron bolted strong.
"The Witch of Wenham" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Under the bare brown rafters,
In his garret bed he lay,
And dreamed of the bright hereafters.
And the merry morns of May.
"The News-Boy's Dream of the New Year" by Kate Seymour Maclean
I know a garret, cold and dark and drear,
And one who toils and toils with tireless pen,
Until his brave, sad eyes grow weary — then
He seeks the stars, pale, silent as a seer.
"Unforgotten" by Robert W Service
So now I go no more to the cellar to my labour,
But up to my garret where those arms are ever going;
There the sky is ever o'er me, and the wind my blessed neighbour,
And the prayer-handle ready turns the sails to its blowing.
"After The Fashion of An Old Emblem" by George MacDonald

In news:

Garret Fleming checks out barbeque in South Carolina.
Sudden Streak of Red Warms a Cold Garret .
Former taoiseach Dr Garret FitzGerald died in a Dublin hospital after a short illness, aged 85.
Six Questions for Garret Keizer.
View full size Garret Ellison MLive Stencil graffiti showing President Gerald Ford and his wife, Betty, accepting the Republican party presidential nomination in 1976.
Garret Ellison MLive State road crews have apparently removed a stencil graffiti image of former president Gerald R Ford from the Ottawa Ave offramp.
Jason Maybach, Alex Groters and Garret Jones all produced hat tricks in leading Pizza Express to a 13-9 victory over Schuyler's.
We are writing in response to the Commentary by Garret FitzGerald (Feb 15, p 542).
Garret Ellison Grand Rapids Press A fatal car accident occurred on Jordan Lake Road at Portland Road on Sunday morning in Ionia County.
Garret Ellison MLive.com The Trade Center at 50 Louis Street NW was bought Wednesday by CWD Real Estate, who are also negotiating with the city to develop the small parking lot to the south into a mixed-use office tower.
Other chefs include Garret Fujieda of The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Caroline Schaub of O'o Farm and Ryan Luckey of the Pineapple Grill at Kapalua Resort.
This edit of one day at Mammoth featuring Garret Warnick, Mitch Richmond, Cornell Agee, Alex Dawoud, Jared Dawoud, and Jaeger Bailey is proof.
Mark and Monica Garret from the Parental Care Ministries in Tyler stop by Fox 51 Today.
A group of us kayaked with a guide from Bay Shore Outdoor Store putting in at Garret Bay and paddling around the cliffs of Door Bluff Headlands County Park .
Garret Ellison MLive The Pita House at 134 Monroe Center NW will close this weekend.
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