Definitions for garretˈgær ɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gar•retˈgær ɪt(n.)

  1. an attic, usu. a small, cramped one.

    Category: Building Trades

Origin of garret:

1300–50; ME garite watchtower < OF garite, guerite watchtower, der. of garir, guarir to defend, protect; see garrison

gar′ret•ed(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. loft, attic, garret(noun)

    floor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage

Wiktionary

  1. garret(Noun)

    An attic or semi-finished room just beneath the roof of a house.

  2. Origin: Middle English

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garret(noun)

    a turret; a watchtower

  2. Garret(noun)

    that part of a house which is on the upper floor, immediately under or within the roof; an attic


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

garret(noun)

a usually small and sometimes dark room just under the roof of a house

He was poor and lived in a garret.

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