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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gar·nish /ˈgɑrnɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gar·nish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garnished p. pr. & vb. n. Garnishing.]
 1. To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish.
    All within with flowers was garnished.   --Spenser.
 2. Cookery To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.
 3. To furnish; to supply.
 4. To fit with fetters. [Cant]
 5. Law To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee. See Garnishee, v. t.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gar·nish, n.
 1. Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament; also, dress; garments, especially such as are showy or decorated.
 So are you, sweet,
 Even in the lovely garnish of a boy.   --Shak.
 Matter and figure they produce;
 For garnish this, and that for use.   --Prior.
 2. Cookery Something set round or upon a dish as an embellishment, such as parsley. See Garnish, v. t., 2.
 3. Fetters. [Cant]
 4. A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an unauthorized fee demanded by the old prisoners of a newcomer. [Cant]
 Garnish bolt Carp., a bolt with a chamfered or faceted head.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or
      2: any decoration added as a trimming or adornment
      v 1: take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child
           support; "His employer garnished his wages in order to
           pay his debt" [syn: garnishee]
      2: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
         [syn: trim, dress]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    overlay with stones (2 Chr. 3:6), adorn (Rev. 21:19), deck with
    garlands (Matt. 23:29), furnish (12:44).
      In Job 26:13 (Heb. shiphrah, meaning "brightness"), "By his
    spirit the heavens are brightness" i.e., are bright, splendid,