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Etymology[edit | edit source]

From Middle English garnischen < Old French garniss-, stem of certain parts of garnir, guarnir (to avert, defend, warn, fortiy, garnish).

Verb[edit | edit source]

Infinitive
to Garnish

Third person singular
garnishes

Simple past
garnished

Past participle
garnished

Present participle
garnishing

to Garnish (third-person singular simple present garnishes, present participle garnishing, simple past and past participle garnished)

  1. To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish; as, all within with flowers was garnished.
  2. Template:Cooking To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.
  3. To furnish; to supply.
    By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. (Job 26:13, KJV)
  4. To fit with fetters.
  5. (law) To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee.

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Noun[edit | edit source]

Singular
Garnish

Plural
garnishes

Garnish (garnishes)

  1. a set of dishes, often pewter, containing a dozen pieces of several types.
  2. pewter vessels in general.
    • 1882, James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 478:
      The accounts of collegiate and monastic institutions give abundant entries of the price of pewter vessels, called also garnish.

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