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Garb appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Wonderbra gyms: is my garb red now?
  • One garb muddle if I field dumb rage, no?
  • Tiny rare nit in a stiff umbrage-garb muff: it’s an itinerary nit.
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Definition of the noun garb

What does garb mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: garbs

  1. clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

Alternative definition of the noun garb


  1. A type of dress or clothing.
  2. fashion, style of dressing oneself up
  3. [figuratively] a guise, external appearance
  4. [heraldiccharge] A wheat sheaf.
  5. A measure of arrows in the Middle Ages.

Definition of the verb garb

What does garb mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: garbed | garbing | garbs

  1. provide with clothes or put clothes on

Alternative definition of the verb garb


  1. [transitive] To dress in garb.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for garb

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Google previewPortugal (2004)

A Traveller's History by H. V. Livermore

To northerners it is the deep south, but from an Arabic orientation it was the far west The garb is the sunset and is also the name of Morocco, the Magrib. At first, the invaders did not much care about the north-west, but thought of pursuing the ...

Google previewThe Revolution in Words (1990)

Righting Women, 1868-1871 by Lana F. Rakow, Cheris Kramarae

The Bulletin wonders whether the garb is a silk trail sweeping a yard or more into the mire; boots with heels under the instep, deforming the ankles and giving the whole figure an awkward stoop forward; hair combed back from the face so as to ...

Google previewLectures from Columbo to Almora (1908)

by Vivekananda (Swami)

is the only race where not only poverty does not mean crime, but poverty has been deified, and the beggar's garb is the garb of the highest in the land. On the other hand, we have also similarly, patiently to study the social institutions of the ...

Google previewThe Facsimile Edition of the Nag Hammadi Codices (1984)

by James M. Robinson

process, sharing an in-group's knowledge both of the disaster-course of the culture and of an ideal, radical alternative not commonly known — all this in modern garb is the real challenge rooted in such materials as the Nag Hammadi library.

Google previewA Chosen Few (2008)

The Resurrection of European Jewry by Mark Kurlansky

Hasidic garb is an act of physical courage. Yoskowitz was assaulted more than once by skinheads punching him in the face, shouting “Zyd." The few religious Jews left in Poland do not even go outside with a yarmulke on—that is only for the ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridge Dictionary, Vintage Pre-1923 Edition (2015)

by Noah Webster

Garb, n.Etym: [OF. garbe looks, countenance, grace, ornament, fr.OHG. garawi, garwi, ornament, dress. akin toE. gear. See Gear,n.] 1. (a)Clothing ingeneral.

Google previewAn alphabetical dictionary of coats of arms belonging to families in Great Britain and Ireland, ed. by A.W. Morant (1874)

by John Woody Papworth

GAD see Billet GADBEE and GADFLY see Insect GALLEY see Ship GAMB see Leg GANAPIE see Bird GARB .... ii garb .... quartering a leopard's head.

Google previewAn Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great Britain and Ireland (1874)

by John Woody Papworth

a garb .... quartering a leopard's head. William SvwAnD, London, 1330. Arg. a boar's head couped in pale az. in the ...

Google previewThe Cowboy Encyclopedia (1996)

by Richard W. Slatta

FASHIONS While cowboy garb is always in style in most parts of the West, cowboy fashion elsewhere waxes and wanes. For working cowboys, rodeo riders , and ranch folk, boots, jeans, and hat are regular work clothes. According to a 1 99 1 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Counseling (2008)

by Frederick T. Leong

Garb, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and James M. Wood See also Constructivist Theory (v2); Empirically Based Professional Practice (v1); Evidence-Based Treatments (v2); Free Association (v2); Narrative Therapy (v2); Psychoanalysis and ...

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Garb Meaning

Video shows what garb means. Fashion, style of dressing oneself up.. A type of dress or clothing.. A guise, external appearance.. garb pronunciation. How to ...

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Quotes about garb

Vice is most dangerous when it puts on the garb of virtue.
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Scrabble value of G2A1R1B3

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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