transitive verb

or -sk- instead of -sg-
: to deprive of something that garnishes : despoil

Word History


Middle English disgarnysshen, from Middle French desgarniss-, stem of desgarnir, from des- dis- entry 1 + garnir to furnish, garnish

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“Disgarnish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disgarnish. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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