verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- garda síochána,
- garda, lake,
- garden apartment,
- garden center,
- garden centre,
- garden city,
- garden cress
Origin of garden
Examples from the Web for garden
Tend to your own garden, to quote the great sage of free speech, Voltaire, and invite people to follow your example.
But they had not quit and here they now were as the Emerald Society Pipes and Drums came into the Garden.
No sign of any North Koreans, just lots of common, or garden, internet cybercriminals.
After all, you prepare your home, car, garden and other things for the seasonal change, so why not your body?
Miyazaki is frank in his interviews with Sunada, whom he allows to tag along to his studio, his garden, and his private atelier.
In the distance suddenly the cypress trees became alive with huge flaring torches, which lit the garden like Bengal lights.Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches|Maurice Baring
I repaired the carts; made paths in the garden, dug the beds, painted the roofs.The House with the Mezzanine and Other Stories|Anton Tchekoff
Now all these dangerous weapons went over into a poor man's garden, where his son and some other boys were weeding it.Forgotten Tales of Long Ago|E. V. Lucas
Don Gesualdo had gone across the rough grass of the garden, and had passed out of sight beyond the tall hedge of rose-laurel.
When the lesson was over, we used to go up to the watermelon patch behind the garden.My Antonia|Willa Cather
- an area of land, usually planted with grass, trees, flowerbeds, etc, adjoining a houseUS and Canadian word: yard
- (as modifier)a garden chair
- an area of land used for the cultivation of ornamental plants, herbs, fruit, vegetables, trees, etc
- (as modifier)garden tools Related adjective: horticultural
- a fertile and beautiful region
- (as modifier)a garden paradise
Word Origin for garden
c.1300, from Old North French gardin (13c., Modern French jardin), from Vulgar Latin hortus gardinus "enclosed garden," via Frankish *gardo, from Proto-Germanic *gardaz- (cf. Old Frisian garda, Old Saxon gardo, Old High German garto, German Garten "garden," Old English geard "enclosure," see yard (n.1)). Italian giardino, Spanish jardin are from French.
Garden-party is by 1843. Garden variety in figurative sense first recorded 1928. To lead someone up the garden path "entice, deceive" is attested by 1925.
In addition to the idiom beginning with garden
- garden variety
- lead down the garden path