Garth

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Garth A close; a yard; a croft; a garden; as, a cloister garth . "A clapper clapping in a garth To scare the fowl from fruit."
    • Garth A dam or weir for catching fish.
    • n Garth A hoop or band.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n garth A close; a yard; a garden.
    • n garth A dam or weir for catching fish.
    • n garth A hoop or band.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Garth gärth an enclosure or yard: a garden: a weir in a river for catching fish.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Icel. garðr, yard. See Yard
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. garðr, a court; cf. A.S. geard; Ger. garten, yard.

Usage

In literature:

Addison, Congreve, and Garth, were there at the reading.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
They were found at the house of Garth, a settler, by soldiers sent to seize spirits secretly landed from the vessel.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
The old lady regarded Garth with a sharp scrutiny; and Garth looked with interest at her.
"Two on the Trail" by Hulbert Footner
Garth (Sir Samuel), his birthplace, 151.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 5, January-June, 1852" by Various
Garth came of a Yorkshire family, and was born in 1660.
"The Age of Pope" by John Dennis
When the horses were brought up, Hardy mounted one, and Robert Garth criticized.
"A Danish Parsonage" by John Fulford Vicary
Captain Garth of Woodward's command joined Gano and was of great assistance to him.
"History of Morgan's Cavalry" by Basil W. Duke
Garth, generous as his muse, prescribes and gives; The shopman sells, and by destruction lives.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Garth's voice cut in on the speech record.
"Evil Out of Onzar" by Mark Ganes
Garth's mind tried to absorb all the vastness of that understatement, and failed.
"Garth and the Visitor" by L. J. Stecher
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In poetry:

A feeling stirred in me and strengthened
That she was not my Love,
But she of the garth, who lay rapt in
Her long reverie.
"My Cicely" by Thomas Hardy
“If thou art the King’s son Hafbur,
Why wilt thou shame me love,
Why ridest thou not to my father’s garth
With hound, and with hawk upon glove?”
"Hafbur And Signy" by William Morris
`They will carry me in from the well—walled garth,
Where the logs are split and stored,
And lay me down where the blazing hearth
Glints warm on the beakered board.
"The Fallen Elm" by Alfred Austin
It said: "I come as messenger
From garths of dream whose flowers blow
Where clouds go by and waters flow
Secret from thee; and breezes stir
Whose birth or death thou dost not know.
"The Garden Of Dreams" by Clark Ashton Smith
I felt the death and loved it: yea,
To have it nearer, sought the gray,
Chill, fading garth. Yet could not weep,
But wandered in an aimless way,
And sighed with weariness for sleep.
"Uncertainty" by Madison Julius Cawein
One eve as I stood at my spot of thought
In the white-stoned Garth, brooding thus her wrong,
Her husband neared; and to shun his view
By her hallowed mew
I went from the tombs among
"Her Death And After" by Thomas Hardy

In news:

Who has two thumbs and loves Garth Brooks.
I once had a cardboard stand up of Garth in my room.
Garth Brooks, Trisha Yearwood 'nail it' with Habitat for Humanity .
Owasso residents and country stars Garth Brooks and wife Trisha Yearwood have traveled to Haiti to again help Habitat for Humanity .
Garth Brooks gets emotional at Country Music Hall of Fame induction .
Name just about any trophy, lifetime achievement award or honorific, and Garth Brooks can claim ownership.
Garth Brooks gets emotional during Country Hall of Fame induction .
Garth Brooks promised he'd be emotional during his Country Music Hall of Fame induction .
This June 16, 2011 file photo shows inductee Garth Brooks performs onstage at the 42nd Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards in New York.
Frazer Harrison, Getty ImagesAP) – Garth Brooks will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.
Garth Allen Robbins, 49, of Pasadena, pleaded not guilty to murder, attempted murder and arson charges at the Pasadena courthouse on Tuesday, Nov 6.
Pianist Eliza Garth performs John Cage 's 'Sonatas and Interludes.
BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Dane (left) and Garth Pischke hope to put it all together in their final season together as U of M Bisons.
Barista and owner Garth Janssen from Lost Dog Coffee in Shepherdstown, WV.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Garth will launch the trek just a few months after his youngest daughter graduates high school in May 2014.
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In science:

Prentice-Hall Series in Modern Analysis. Garth Warner.
Cartan subgroups of groups definable in o-minimal structures
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