: a small yard or enclosure : close

Word History


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

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of garth was in the 14th century

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“Garth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garth. Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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