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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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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb garb:

Video footage: SUDAN 1969: a group of people in traditional garb dancing
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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 previewThe Orvis Guide to Beginning Fly Fishing (2009)

101 Tips for the Absolute Beginner by Tom Rosenbauer

The traditional garb is a fishing vest with ...

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 (2001)

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 previewTrading Options in Turbulent Markets (2012)

Master Uncertainty through Active Volatility Management by Larry Shover

However,muchmore important than the prophet's garb is the prophet's results. Predicting thefuture is arguably the onlyarea inwhich humansare always spectacularly incompetent. StanleyKubrick's classicscience fictionfilm 2001: ASpace ...

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 β€” all this in modern garb is the real challenge rooted in such materials as the Nag Hammadi library.

Google previewWhat Is Veiling? (2014)

by Sahar Amer

In the nineteenth century, and in some secular and liberal circles still today, the Muslim veil is inextricably associated with discussions of development, reform, and progress, and women's garb is the key measure 4 Introduction.

Google previewThe Clans, Septs & Regiments of the Scottish Highlands (1970)

by Frank Adam

In modern Albania, on the shores of the Adriatic, the clan system is still in full swing and the national garb is a species of kilt. Mrs. Will Gordon, in A Woman in the Balkans (Nelson, 1918), says : " The different tribes [of Albania] wage war one ...

Google previewHe Says/she Says Shakespeare (2008)

by Francesco Aristide Ancona, Mary Ives Thompson

garb is a powerful symbol, but it is not the sole determining factor in Rosalind's newly discovered self-reliance. Instead, it is the combination of the clothing and the absence of any male authority figure that allows Rosalind to become a fully ...

Google previewThe Nag Hammadi Library in English (1984)

by James McConkey Robinson

and of an ideal, radical alternative not commonly known β€” all this in modern garb is the real challenge rooted in such materials as the Nag Hammadi library. To be sure, these roots, fascinating and provocative as they Introduction Robinson.

Google previewA dictionary, Hindustani and English, a English and Hindustani ... 4. ed. enlarged (1849)

by John Shakespear

garb, s. f. 1. A blow, beating. 2. Violence. 3.

Google previewThe Outlines of Materia Medica, Regional Symptomatology, and a Clinical Dictionary (1865)

Garb., CHIN., Puis., Verat Gall-Stones. β€” Bell.

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 ...

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Garb Meaning

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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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