garth

noun
\ ˈgärth How to pronounce garth (audio) \

Definition of garth

: a small yard or enclosure : close

First Known Use of garth

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for garth

Middle English, from Old Norse garthr yard; akin to Old High German gart enclosure — more at yard

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“Garth.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garth. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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