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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garden  \Gar"den\  (g[aum]r"d'n;  277),  n.  [OE.  gardin,  OF  gardin, 
  jardin,  F.  jardin,  of  German  origin;  cf  OHG.  garto,  G. 
  garten;  akin  to  AS  geard.  See  {Yard}  an  inclosure.] 
  1.  A  piece  of  ground  appropriated  to  the  cultivation  of 
  herbs,  fruits,  flowers,  or  vegetables. 
 
  2.  A  rich,  well-cultivated  spot  or  tract  of  country. 
 
  I  am  arrived  from  fruitful  Lombardy,  The  pleasant 
  garden  of  great  Italy.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  Garden  is  often  used  adjectively  or  in  self-explaining 
  compounds;  as  garden  flowers,  garden  tools,  garden 
  walk,  garden  wall,  garden  house  or  gardenhouse 
 
  {Garden  balsam},  an  ornamental  plant  ({Impatiens  Balsamina}). 
 
 
  {Garden  engine},  a  wheelbarrow  tank  and  pump  for  watering 
  gardens. 
 
  {Garden  glass}. 
  a  A  bell  glass  for  covering  plants. 
  b  A  globe  of  dark-colored  glass,  mounted  on  a  pedestal, 
  to  reflect  surrounding  objects;  --  much  used  as  an 
  ornament  in  gardens  in  Germany. 
 
  {Garden  house} 
  a  A  summer  house.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
  b  A  privy.  [Southern  U.S.] 
 
  {Garden  husbandry},  the  raising  on  a  small  scale  of  seeds, 
  fruits,  vegetables,  etc.,  for  sale. 
 
  {Garden}  {mold  or  mould},  rich,  mellow  earth  which  is  fit  for 
  a  garden.  --Mortimer. 
 
  {Garden  nail},  a  cast  nail  used  for  fastening  vines  to  brick 
  walls.  --Knight. 
 
  {Garden  net},  a  net  for  covering  fruits  trees,  vines,  etc., 
  to  protect  them  from  birds. 
 
  {Garden  party},  a  social  party  held  out  of  doors,  within  the 
  grounds  or  garden  attached  to  a  private  residence. 
 
  {Garden  plot},  a  plot  appropriated  to  a  garden. 
 
  {Garden  pot},  a  watering  pot. 
 
  {Garden  pump},  a  garden  engine;  a  barrow  pump. 
 
  {Garden  shears},  large  shears,  for  clipping  trees  and  hedges, 
  pruning,  etc 
 
  {Garden  spider},  (Zo["o]l.),  the  diadem  spider  ({Epeira 
  diadema}),  common  in  gardens,  both  in  Europe  and  America. 
  It  spins  a  geometrical  web.  See  {Geometric  spider},  and 
  {Spider  web}. 
 
  {Garden  stand},  a  stand  for  flower  pots. 
 
  {Garden  stuff},  vegetables  raised  in  a  garden.  [Colloq.] 
 
  {Garden  syringe},  a  syringe  for  watering  plants,  sprinkling 
  them  with  solutions  for  destroying  insects,  etc 
 
  {Garden  truck},  vegetables  raised  for  the  market.  [Colloq.] 
 
 
  {Garden  ware},  garden  truck.  [Obs.]  --Mortimer. 
 
  {Bear  garden},  {Botanic  garden},  etc  See  under  {Bear},  etc 
 
 
  {Hanging  garden}.  See  under  {Hanging}. 
 
  {Kitchen  garden},  a  garden  where  vegetables  are  cultivated 
  for  household  use 
 
  {Market  garden},  a  piece  of  ground  where  vegetable  are 
  cultivated  to  be  sold  in  the  markets  for  table  use 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garden  \Gar"den\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gardened};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Gardening}.] 
  To  lay  out  or  cultivate  a  garden;  to  labor  in  a  garden;  to 
  practice  horticulture. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Garden  \Gar"den\,  v.  t. 
  To  cultivate  as  a  garden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  garden 
  n  1:  a  plot  of  ground  where  plants  are  cultivated 
  2:  the  flowers  or  vegetables  or  fruits  or  herbs  that  are 
  cultivated  in  a  garden 
  3:  a  yard  or  lawn  adjoining  a  house 
  v  :  work  in  the  garden 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Garden,  MI  (village,  FIPS  31380) 
  Location:  45.77530  N,  86.55245  W 
  Population  (1990):  268  (138  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.2  sq  km  (land),  0.4  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  49835 




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