[gahr-ni-cher, -choo r]
- something that garnishes; decoration; adornment.
- Armor. a set of plate armor having pieces of exchange for all purposes.
Origin of garniture
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Examples from the Web for garniture
Just go and have a look at that garniture de cheminée yonder.Chance
Such as these would buy and sell his pictures for garniture and household-stuff.Introduction to Robert Browning
Some of this garniture had been removed, others softened into cheeriness and comfort.The Parisians, Complete
Isabel and Elizabeth are the same name with differences of garniture.The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2)
John Cordy Jeaffreson
Mushrooms and lemon in slices may be added to the garniture.The Feasts of Autolycus
Elizabeth Robins Pennell
- decoration or embellishment
C16: from French, from garnir to garnish
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