• A close; a yard; a garden.

  • A dam or weir for catching fish.

  • A hoop or band.

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Examples For garth

  • Sister Benedicta, our best gardener at Polesworth, came here with me, the garth is her preserve.

    The Confession of Brother Haluin

  • In the comparative warmth of noon they sat together in the end carrel of the north walk of the cloister, where they could see down the full length of the walk across the garth.

    A River So Long

  • The inner courtyard garden or garth at East Liberty Presbyterian Church.

    courtyard | clusterflock

  • Quick, come into the garth, ere any of the townfolk see thee.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • For in that garth was neither knight nor squire nor sergeant; no spear-head glittered from the wall, no gleam of helm showed from the war-swales; no porter was at the gate; the drawbridge over the deep ghyll was down, the portcullis was up, and the great door cast wide open.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

Notes For garth

The word 'garth' comes from a Middle English word meaning 'enclosed yard'.