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garnett

[gahr-net] /gɑrˈnɛt/
verb (used with object)
1.
Textiles. to reduce (waste material) to its fibrous state for reuse in textile manufacturing.
noun
2.
a machine used in garnetting.
Origin of garnett
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; after the surname Garnett
Related forms
garnetter, noun

Garnett

[gahr-nit, gahr-net] /ˈgɑr nɪt, gɑrˈnɛt/
noun
1.
Constance Black, 1862–1946, English translator from Russian.
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  • Behind came hurrying garnett with the 2d, the 4th, and the 33d.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston
  • garnett, James M.; enlisted July 17, 1861; lieutenant on staff.

  • garnett, a strict Calvinist, winced at the remark, but passed it over.

    Grey Town Gerald Baldwin
  • Councillor garnett was perhaps the single exception to this rule of honesty.

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  • I accuse Councillor garnett in this matter of abusing his position as a councillor.

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British Dictionary definitions for garnett

Garnett

/ˈɡɑːnɪt/
noun
1.
Constance. 1862–1946, British translator of Russian novels
2.
her son, David. 1892–1981, British novelist and editor. His novels include Lady Into Fox (1922) and Aspects of Love (1955)
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