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garnishee

[ gahr-ni-shee ]
/ 藢g蓱r n瑟藞蕛i /
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verb (used with object), gar路nish路eed, gar路nish路ee路ing.
to attach (money or property) by garnishment.
to serve (a person) with a garnishment.
noun
a person served with a garnishment.
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Origin of garnishee

First recorded in 1620鈥30; garnish + -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for garnishee

garnishee
/ (藢伞蓱藧n瑟藞蕛i藧) law /

noun
a person upon whom a garnishment has been served
verb -nishees, -nisheeing or -nisheed (tr)
to attach (a debt or other property) by garnishment
to serve (a person) with a garnishment
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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