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Meaning of GARRET

Pronunciation:  'garit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
 

GARRET is a 6 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: attic, loft
 
 See Also: cockloft, floor, hayloft, house, level, mow, storey, story

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gar"ret\, n. [OE. garite, garette, watchtower, place of
lookout, OF. garite, also meaning, a place of refuge, F.
gu['e]rite a place of refuge, donjon, sentinel box, fr. OF.
garir to preserve, save, defend, F. gu['e]rir to cure; of
German origin; cf. OHG. werian to protect, defend, hinder, G.
wehren, akin to Goth. warjan to hinder, and akin to E. weir,
or perhaps to wary. See {Weir}, and cf. {Guerite}.]
1. A turret; a watchtower. [Obs.]

         He saw men go up and down on the garrets of the
         gates and walls.                      --Ld. Berners.

2. That part of a house which is on the upper floor,
   immediately under or within the roof; an attic.

         The tottering garrets which overhung the streets of
         Rome.                                 --Macaulay.

 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: To climb up to a garret in your dream means your ease of bettering your life and increasing your finances.
 

 

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