- Also called cloister garth. an open courtyard enclosed by a cloister.
- Archaic. a yard or garden.
Origin of garth
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for garth
Whether or not one likes the music of Garth Brooks, it is arguable that he is the last and only populist in pop culture.I'm Not Country or Pop. I'm Just Pure Garth Brooks.
September 10, 2014
For me, it's The Cricket in Times Square, written by George Selden and illustrated by Garth Williams.Cathleen Schine’s Favorite New York Books
July 16, 2013
When a man starts warbling through Garth Brooks “Shameless,” Pixie does an interpretative dance on the stage.The Worst Strip Club in Vegas
September 17, 2010
The new cast was great, but I really loved working with Jennie [Garth].Tori Spelling's Mommy Issues
April 21, 2009
To Pope's corrections, which Garth adopted, Mason had added a comment.De Libris: Prose and Verse
You sleep—you sleep—that Garth—that devil's garth—that worse than kirk-garth—that—that—!
Mrs. Garth's banter was not calculated to outlast this kind of assault.
This declaration of Mr. Garth's veracity was not conducive to amiability.
"Yer skin's as thin as a cat-lug," said Mrs. Garth in a bitter whisper.
- a courtyard surrounded by a cloister
- archaic a yard or garden
- Northern English dialect a child's hoop, often the rim of a bicycle wheel
Word Origin and History for garth
"small piece of enclosed ground," northern and western English dialect word, mid-14c., from Old Norse garðr "yard, courtyard, fence," cognate of Old English geard (see yard (n.1)).