Definition of Garvies

1. garvie [n] - See also: garvie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garvies

gartered
gartering
garterlike
garters
garth
garths
gartrellite
garuda
garudas
garum
garums
garvey
garveys
garvie
garvies (current term)
garvock
garvocks
garyansellite
garçonnière
garçonnières
gas
gas-cooled reactor
gas-discharge lamp
gas-discharge tube
gas-fired
gas-guzzler
gas-guzzlers
gas-hog
gas-hogs

Literary usage of Garvies

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

1. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature. by William Clowes and Sons (1884)
"Some of the witnesses averred that when garvies are scarce, many young herrings are sent away with them, while it is impossible to take garvies without ..."

2. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Angus, Or Forfarshire: With by James Headrick (1813)
"Another discovery has been made by these stake-nets,—that garvies* and spir- ... The garvies seem nearly allied to the pilchards, which are taken in great ..."

3. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"For three or four years, in the herring-season, immense shoals of garvies, mixed with young herrings, have appeared off the town and adjoining bays. ..."

4. Descriptive Catalogue of a Collection of the Economic Minerals of Canada by Geological Survey of Canada (1876)
"Montreal, Q CAgarvies. a. Raw limestone. b. Prepared lime. This limestone, which yields the best stone for building purposes at Montreal, also burns to an ..."

5. The Fisheries Exhibition Literature. by William Clowes and Sons (1884)
"Some of the witnesses averred that when garvies are scarce, many young herrings are sent away with them, while it is impossible to take garvies without ..."

6. General View of the Agriculture of the County of Angus, Or Forfarshire: With by James Headrick (1813)
"Another discovery has been made by these stake-nets,—that garvies* and spir- ... The garvies seem nearly allied to the pilchards, which are taken in great ..."

7. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"For three or four years, in the herring-season, immense shoals of garvies, mixed with young herrings, have appeared off the town and adjoining bays. ..."

8. Descriptive Catalogue of a Collection of the Economic Minerals of Canada by Geological Survey of Canada (1876)
"Montreal, Q CAgarvies. a. Raw limestone. b. Prepared lime. This limestone, which yields the best stone for building purposes at Montreal, also burns to an ..."

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