degarnish

Degarnish

De*gar"nish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Degarnished; p. pr. & vb. n. Degarnishing.] [F. d['e]garnir; pref. d['e]-, des- (L. dis-) + garnir to furnish. See Garnish, and cf. Disgarnish.]

1. To strip or deprive of entirely, as of furniture, ornaments, etc.; to disgarnish; as, to degarnish a house, etc. [R.]

2. To deprive of a garrison, or of troops necessary for defense; as, to degarnish a city or fort. [R.] --Washington.
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