Definition of Garret

1. Noun. Floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage.

Exact synonyms: Attic, Loft
Specialized synonyms: Cockloft, Hayloft, Haymow, Mow
Generic synonyms: Floor, Level, Storey, Story
Group relationships: House
Derivative terms: Loft



Definition of Garret

1. n. A turret; a watchtower.

Definition of Garret

1. Noun. An attic or semi-finished room just beneath the roof of a house. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garret

1. an attic [n -S] : GARRETED [adj] - See also: attic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garret

garotes
garoting
garotte
garotted
garotter
garotters
garottes
garotting
garpike
garpikes
garran
garrans
garre
garred
garres
garret (current term)
garret window
garret windows
garreted
garreteer
garreteers
garretlike
garrets
garrigue
garrigues
garring
garrison
garrison belt
garrison cap
garrisoned

Literary usage of Garret

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"That in the years 1824 and 1825, by means of various mortgages, purchases on execution and at private sale, said garret B. Wall became possessed of all the ..."

2. Rhode Island Historical Society Collections by Rhode Island Historical Society (1835)
"Hermon garret was also called ... to the prejudice of Hermon garret, who was not of the whole blood. [Haz. 2. 464.] In September, 1655, the Commissioners of ..."

3. History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century by Jean Henri Merle d'Aubigné (1879)
"... and Examination—He is tortured—garret and twenty Fellows imprisoned—The Cellar—Condemnation and Humiliation. WOLSEY did not stop with Fish's book. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Tennessee by Joseph Brown Heiskell, Tennessee Supreme Court (1872)
"While unloading the brandy, garret and defendant did not speak. ... garret did not draw, or attempt to draw, any weapons, after he came to the house. ..."

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