Gartering
Garter \Gar"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gartered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gartering}.] 1. To bind with a garter. [1913 Webster]

He . . . could not see to garter his hose. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To invest with the Order of the Garter. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gartering — gar·ter || gÉ‘rtÉ™r / gɑːtÉ™ n. elastic strap which holds up stockings or socks v. fasten with a garter, hold in place with a garter …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Garter — Gar ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gartered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gartering}.] 1. To bind with a garter. [1913 Webster] He . . . could not see to garter his hose. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To invest with the Order of the Garter. T. Warton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gartered — Garter Gar ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gartered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gartering}.] 1. To bind with a garter. [1913 Webster] He . . . could not see to garter his hose. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To invest with the Order of the Garter. T. Warton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hosiery — /hoh zheuh ree/, n. 1. stockings or socks of any kind. 2. the business of a hosier. [1780 90; HOSIER + Y3] * * * Knit or woven coverings for the feet and legs, worn inside shoes. In the 8th century BC, Hesiod referred to linings for shoes; the… …   Universalium

  • gar´ter|less — gar|ter «GAHR tuhr», noun, verb. –n. a band or strap to hold up a stocking or sock. It is usually elastic. –v.t. to fasten with a garter: »Women used to the standard welt…were gartering in the sheer part of the stocking and getting runs (New York …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gar|ter — «GAHR tuhr», noun, verb. –n. a band or strap to hold up a stocking or sock. It is usually elastic. –v.t. to fasten with a garter: »Women used to the standard welt…were gartering in the sheer part of the stocking and getting runs (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

  • gar|ter — «GAHR tuhr», noun, verb. –n. a band or strap to hold up a stocking or sock. It is usually elastic. –v.t. to fasten with a garter: »Women used to the standard welt…were gartering in the sheer part of the stocking and getting runs (New York Times) …   Useful english dictionary

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