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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The room or place just under the slanting roof of a house.

Usage examples (40)
  • Born in the garret, in the kitchen bred.
  • In the old houses the garret was the children's castle.
  • The garret was a spacious one, and whilst talking he moved from wall to wall.
  • For the rats he cared nothing, and slept as if the garret were a cellar in heaven. for more
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  • Note: A "garret" is an attic. A "garrot" is either a tourniquet or a kind of duck. "Garrote", "garote" and "garotte" are three ways of spelling a method of strangulation or the rope used in strangulation.
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