noun gar·sil \ˈgärsə̇l\

Definition of garsil



dialectal, England

  1. :  underbrush

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Origin and Etymology of garsil

Middle English garsell, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Swedish gærthsl fencing material, Norwegian dialect gjerdsl; suffixal derivative from the verb represented by Old Swedish gærtha to fence in, denominative from the noun represented by Old Norse garthr yard — more at yard

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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