garb

  • 1Garb — (g[aum]rb), n. [OF. garbe looks, countenance, grace, ornament, fr. OHG. garaw[=i], garw[=i], ornament, dress. akin to E. gear. See {Gear}, n.] 1. (a) Clothing in general. (b) The whole dress or suit of clothes worn by any person, especially when… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2Garb — Garb, v. t. To clothe; array; deck. [1913 Webster] These black dog Dons Garb themselves bravely. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3garb — [ garb ] noun uncount a particular type of clothing, for example clothing that shows your situation in life or the work you do: his customary military garb …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4garb — [gärb] n. [OFr garbe, gracefulness < It garbo, elegance < ? Gmc * garwī > OHG gar(a)wen, to prepare, dress, ornament] 1. clothing; manner or style of dress, esp. as characteristic of an occupation, profession, or rank [clerical garb] 2.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5Garb — (g[aum]rb), n. [F. gerbe, OF. also garbe, OHG. garba, G. garbe; cf. Skr. g[.r]bh to seize, E. grab.] (Her.) A sheaf of grain (wheat, unless otherwise specified). [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6garb — [ga:b US ga:rb] n [U] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Early French garbe gracefulness , from Italian garbo] formal a particular style of clothing, especially clothes that show your type of work or look unusual ▪ priestly garb …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 7garb — garb·less; garb; …

    English syllables

  • 8garb — [n] clothing apparel, appearance, array, attire, clothes, costume, dress, duds*, feathers*, form, garment, gear, guise, habiliment, habit, outfit, rags*, raiment, robes*, semblance, things*, threads*, uniform, vestments, wear; concept 451 garb… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9garb — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. garbbie {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} wypukłość na plecach (rzadziej na piersiach) powstała w wyniku zniekształcenia kręgosłupa : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Mieć duży garb.… …

    Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • 10Garb — Garb, el, Provinz vom Reiche Marocco im Süden des Atlasgebirges …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11garb — index clothe Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12GARB — Oil and Power Corporation (Business » NASDAQ Symbols) …

    Abbreviations dictionary

  • 13garb — ► NOUN ▪ clothing or dress of a distinctive kind. ► VERB (usu. be garbed) ▪ dress in distinctive clothes. ORIGIN French, from Italian garbo elegance ; related to GEAR(Cf. ↑gear) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14garb — I n. 1) formal garb 2) in (formal) garb II v. (d; refl.) to garb in (they garbed themselves in colorful costumes) * * * [gɑːb] formal garb in (formal) garb (d; refl.) to garb in (they garbed themselves in colorful costumes) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15garb — {{11}}garb (n.) 1590s, elegance, stylishness, from M.Fr. garbe graceful outline (Mod.Fr. galbe), from It. garbo grace, elegance, perhaps from Germanic (Cf. O.H.G. gar(a)wi dress, equipment, preparation; see GEAR (Cf. gear)). Sense of fashion of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16garb — [[t]gɑ͟ː(r)b[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft in adj N, oft with poss Someone s garb is the clothes they are wearing, especially when these are unusual. [WRITTEN] At 9.30 p.m. a familiar figure in civilian garb came out of the main entrance... He wore the… …

    English dictionary

  • 17garb — [[t]gɑrb[/t]] n. 1) clo a fashion or mode of dress, esp. of a distinctive kind: the garb of a monk[/ex] 2) clo wearing apparel; clothes 3) outward appearance or form 4) clo to dress; clothe • Etymology: 1585–95; < MF garbe graceful outline… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18garb — garbless, adj. /gahrb/, n. 1. a fashion or mode of dress, esp. of a distinctive, uniform kind: in the garb of a monk. 2. wearing apparel; clothes. 3. outward appearance or form. v.t. 4. to dress; clothe. [1585 95; < MF garbe graceful outline <&#8230; …

    Universalium

  • 19garb — 1. noun /ɡɑː(ɹ)b/ a) A type of dress or clothing. Yorkshire supplied 500 bows, and 580 garbs of arrows, 360 of which had iron heads pointed with steel. b) fashion, style of dressing oneself up 2. verb /ɡɑː(ɹ)b/ …

    Wiktionary

  • 20garb — Brać sobie garb na plecy «podejmować się czegoś trudnego, nieprzyjemnego, kłopotliwego» …

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