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garb

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noun \ˈgärb\

Definition of garb

  1. 1 obsolete :  fashion, manner

  2. 2a :  a style of apparelb :  outward form :  appearance

Examples of garb in a sentence

  1. decided to clothe himself in traditional Scottish garb for the celebration

  2. a fable about personal redemption presented in the garb of a conventional horror story

Origin and Etymology of garb

Middle French or Old Italian; Middle French garbe graceful contour, grace, from Old Italian garbo grace


First Known Use: 1599


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garb

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Definition of garb

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with or as if with clothing

Examples of garb in a sentence

  1. firefighters garbed in protective gear

1846

First Known Use of garb

1846


GARB Defined for English Language Learners

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garb

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noun \ˈgärb\

Definition of garb for English Language Learners

  • : a particular style or type of clothing


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garb

verb

Definition of garb for English Language Learners

  • : to dress (someone) in a particular type of clothing


GARB Defined for Kids

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garb

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noun \ˈgärb\

Definition of garb for Students

  1. :  style or kind of clothing medieval garb


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garb

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verb

Definition of garb for Students

garbed

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garbing

  1. :  clothe 1 She was plainly garbed.



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