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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:

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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 previewWoody on Rye (2013)

Jewishness in the Films and Plays of Woody Allen by Vincent Brook, Marat Grinberg

garb is an intense exaggeration of Alvy's Jewishness and therefore equally artificial. Surely the beard and hat form the mask and the “real” Alvy is the man in the sports coat. Hasidic costume play thus presents a dialectic in which Alvy ...

Google previewVampyre Sanguinomicon (2010)

The Lexicon of the Living Vampire by Father Sebastiaan

Mundane garb is the chameleon skin that you wear in the mundane world, or the “normal clothes” that allow the Strigoi Vii to blend in at work, school, and in public . Mundane attire can also be excellent for walking unnoticed amongst the ...

Google previewHeraldic Design (2012)

Its Origins, Ancient Forms and Modern Usage by Hubert Allcock

The garb is a sheaf of grain. Its binding cord and the “ears” may _vary in tincture, but garb is usually gold over-all. Similar in origin to the cinquefoil, the quatrefoil has four cusps. The rose is shown from above, only the bloom and its parts visible ...

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 previewThe outlines of materia medica, regional symptomatology, and a clinical dictionary (1865)

by Henry Buck

Garb., CHIN., Puis., Verat Gall-Stones. — 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 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Modern Witchcraft and Neo-Paganism (2004)

by Shelley Rabinovitch, James Lewis

The garb worn to perform religious ritual takes on yet another dimension, for it not only indicates the rank and role of the priest or magician to ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

And with n lisping garb this most rare man Speaks French, Dutch, Spanish, and Italian. Dragton, The Owl. First, for your garb, it must be grave and serious, Very reserved and locked : not tell a secret. B. Jonson, Voipone, iv. 1. With what a ...

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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.

Anagrams of GARB

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