Garnish

Gar"nish

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