Origin of garret1
Definition for garret (2 of 3)
noun, verb (used with object) Masonry.
Origin of garret2
Definition for garret (3 of 3)
or gal·et, gar·ret
verb (used with object)
Origin of gallet
Examples from the Web for garret
I thought of the other boy, the one Garret killed who rode with the Kid.
Reports leaked that Armie Hammer, Taylor Kitsch, and Garret Hedlund were being seriously courted for the part.‘Hunger Games’ Star Sam Claflin Is as Surprised as You Are That He Was Cast as Finnick Odair|Kevin Fallon|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The dreamboat is a closeted district attorney named Paul, played by Garret Dillahunt of Raising Hope.Alan Cumming and Garret Dillahunt Explore Gay Adoption in ‘Any Day Now’|Maria Elena Fernandez|December 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Lucas Neff told me that he has a hard time keeping a straight face with you and Garret Dillahunt.
And, Teardrop's showdown with Sheriff Baskin (Garret Dillahunt) at a traffic stop—"Is this going to be our time?"
It was the only room that had been finished off, and the garret outside looked dark and forbidding.Facing the World|Horatio Alger
The first thing I did was to clean out the house from cellar to garret.From the Housetops|George Barr McCutcheon
Buried, no doubt, in some garret hermitage or studio, they emerge thus weekly to greet silently the passing world.The Real Latin Quarter|F. Berkeley Smith
A garret in London, a studio off Montparnasse, shabby, hungry—all no use.Civilization|Ellen Newbold La Motte
I was coming over to the garret, and just as I reached the corner I saw you go into the lane.The White Moll|Frank L. Packard
British Dictionary definitions for garret
Word Origin for garret
Word Origin and History for garret
c.1300, "turret, small tower on the roof of a house or castle," from Old French garite "watchtower, place of refuge," from garir "defend, preserve," from a Germanic source (cf. Gothic warjan "forbid," Old High German warjan "to defend"), from Proto-Germanic *warjanan, from PIE root *wer- "to cover" (see warrant (n.)). Meaning "room on uppermost floor of a house" is from early 14c. See attic. As the typical wretched abode of a poor poet, by mid-18c.