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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garbage  \Gar"bage\  (?;  48),  n.  [OE.  also  garbash  perh.  orig., 
  that  which  is  purged  or  cleansed  away  cf  OF  garber  to  make 
  fine,  neat,  OHG.  garawan  to  make  ready,  prepare,  akin  to  E. 
  garb  dress;  or  perh.  for  garbleage  fr  garble;  or  cf  OF 
  garbage  tax  on  sheaves,  E.  garb  sheaf.] 
  Offal,  as  the  bowels  of  an  animal  or  fish;  refuse  animal  or 
  vegetable  matter  from  a  kitchen;  hence  anything  worthless, 
  disgusting,  or  loathsome.  --Grainger. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garbage  \Gar"bage\,  v.  t. 
  To  strip  of  the  bowels;  to  clean.  ``Pilchards  .  .  .  are 
  garbaged.''  --Holland. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  garbage 
  n  :  food  that  is  discarded  (as  from  a  kitchen)  [syn:  {refuse},  {food 
  waste},  {scraps}] 




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