Definition of Garters

1. Noun. (plural of garter) ¹



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Definition of Garters

1. garter [v] - See also: garter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garters

garrya
garryas
garryowen
garryowens
gars
gart
garter
garter belt
garter belts
garter snake
garter snakes
garter stitch
gartered
gartering
garterlike
garters (current term)
garth
garths
gartrellite
garuda
garudas
garum
garums
garvey
garveys
garvie
garvies
garvock
garvocks

Literary usage of Garters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand (1905)
"From passages in different works, it should seem that the striving for garters was originally after the bride had been put to bed. ..."

2. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1873)
"The stockings and garters are preserved in a collection that has been laid open to the Causeur, and he reminds us, in reference to the large stock of ..."

3. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1841)
"... and was very frequently thrown down, hore them ahout the church in triumph. These garters, it should seem, were anciently worn as trophies in the hats. ..."

4. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... common wild flowers of Bethlehem and the Holy Land generally. Star of the South. A splendid diamond found in Brazil in 1853. Stars and garters I (My). ..."

5. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"A clergyman in Yorkshire told me that to prevent this very indecent assault, it is usual for the bride to give garters out of her bosom. ..."

6. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"The garters were worn over the hose, immediately w the knee. They were made of silk, fringed with lace, and i tied in a bow at the outside of the leg ..."

7. Historical Memoirs of My Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1815)
"Besides the post of Secretary of State, and a higher rank in the English Peerage, to which he might aspire ; four garters were then lying on the King's ..."

8. Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore; a by John Brand (1905)
"From passages in different works, it should seem that the striving for garters was originally after the bride had been put to bed. ..."

9. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1873)
"The stockings and garters are preserved in a collection that has been laid open to the Causeur, and he reminds us, in reference to the large stock of ..."

10. Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the Origin of Our by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1841)
"... and was very frequently thrown down, hore them ahout the church in triumph. These garters, it should seem, were anciently worn as trophies in the hats. ..."

11. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... common wild flowers of Bethlehem and the Holy Land generally. Star of the South. A splendid diamond found in Brazil in 1853. Stars and garters I (My). ..."

12. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1900)
"A clergyman in Yorkshire told me that to prevent this very indecent assault, it is usual for the bride to give garters out of her bosom. ..."

13. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"The garters were worn over the hose, immediately w the knee. They were made of silk, fringed with lace, and i tied in a bow at the outside of the leg ..."

14. Historical Memoirs of My Own Time by Nathaniel William Wraxall (1815)
"Besides the post of Secretary of State, and a higher rank in the English Peerage, to which he might aspire ; four garters were then lying on the King's ..."

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