verb (used with object)
- garam masala,
- garand rifle,
- garbage can,
- garbage collection,
- garbage in, garbage out,
- garbage man
Origin of garb
Examples from the Web for garbed
“What Obama has done so far is about perfect,” Kadivar, garbed in his traditional cleric's robes, said.
At first he thought it was the Professor who had garbed himself in the clothing left in the cabin while his own clothing dried.White Fire|Roy J. Snell
There was his duty, and there was, opposed to it, the fact that all three were garbed in the livery of the well-to-do.The Black Bag|Louis Joseph Vance
The girl had garbed herself in patched knickers a size too large, and a flaming red jacket.The Galloping Ghost|Roy J. Snell
Word Origin for garb
1590s, "elegance, stylishness," from Middle French garbe "graceful outline" (Modern French galbe), from Italian garbo "grace, elegance," perhaps from Germanic (cf. Old High German gar(a)wi "dress, equipment, preparation;" see gear). Sense of "fashion of dress" is first attested 1620s.
1836, from garb (n.). Related: Garbed; garbing.