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noun 
  1. a set of dishes, often pewter, containing a dozen pieces of several types.
  2. pewter vessels in general.
Quotations
  • 1882: The accounts of collegiate and monastic institutions give abundant entries of the price of pewter vessels, called also . — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 478.
verb (garnishes, garnished, garnishing)
  1. To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish; as, all within with flowers was garnished.
  2. (cookery) To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.
  3. To furnish; to supply.
By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. (Job 26:13, KJV)
  1. To fit with fetters.
  2. To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: guarnecer
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, To fit with fetters)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, To warn by garnishment)
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom)
Etymology: From Middle English, From Middle French garniss.


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