verb (used with object), garred, garring.
Scot. to compel or force (someone) to do something.
Scot. and North England Obsolete. to do, perform, or cause.
noun (pl) gar, gars
short for garpike, garfish
(transitive) (Scot) to cause or compel
“pike-like fish,” 1765, American English, shortening of garfish (mid-15c.), from Old English gar “spear,” from Proto-Germanic *gaizo- (cf. Old Norse geirr, Old Saxon, Old High German ger, German Ger “spear”), from PIE *ghaiso- “stick, spear” (see goad).
Grand Army of the Republic
[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.
- Garret window
noun 1. a skylight that lies along the slope of the roof
[gar-ik] /ˈgær ɪk/ noun 1. David, 1717–79, English actor and theatrical manager. /ˈɡærɪk/ noun 1. David. 1717–79, English actor and theatre manager