Also called garfish, gar. any primitive freshwater elongated bony fish of the genus Lepisosteus, of North and Central America, having very long toothed jaws and a body covering of thick scales
another name for garfish (sense 2)
/gar’plee/ A metasyntactic variable like foo, once popular among SAIL hackers. [Jargon File] (1994-11-03)
[gahr] /gɑr/ verb (used with object), garred, garring. 1. Scot. to compel or force (someone) to do something. 2. Scot. and North England Obsolete. to do, perform, or cause. /ɡɑː/ noun (pl) gar, gars 1. short for garpike, garfish /ɡɑːr/ verb 1. (transitive) (Scot) to cause or compel n. “pike-like fish,” 1765, American English, shortening […]
[gar-it] /ˈgær ɪt/ noun 1. an attic, usually a small, wretched one. [gar-it] /ˈgær ɪt/ noun, verb (used with object), Masonry. 1. . [gal-it] /ˈgæl ɪt/ Masonry. noun 1. (def 1). verb (used with object) 2. to fill (a mortar joint) with gallets. /ˈɡærɪt/ noun 1. another word for attic (sense 1) n. c.1300, “turret, […]
[gar-it] /ˈgær ɪt/ noun 1. a male given name, form of . /ˈɡærət/ noun 1. Lesley. born 1955, British soprano; principal soprano with the English National Opera (1984–98) surname, from mid-13c., from Gerald or Gerard, with loss of consonant.