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[gar-it] /ˈgær ɪt/
a male given name, form of Gerald. Unabridged
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  • Garrett had stolen to within two or three yards of the door now, and it stood half open.

    Double Harness Anthony Hope
  • He died on Garrett's blankets, which were laid down on the snow.

    The Story of the Outlaw Emerson Hough
  • About the middle of February Henning and his friends were surprised to note that Garrett was spending money very freely.

    'As Gold in the Furnace' John E. Copus
  • Again Garrett had to search in the salt grass and greasewood.

    The Story of the Outlaw Emerson Hough
  • Ash was making his home at Garrett's ranch, a few miles from Roswell.

    A Texas Cow Boy Chas. A. Siringo
British Dictionary definitions for Garrett


Lesley. born 1955, British soprano; principal soprano with the English National Opera (1984–98)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Garrett

surname, from mid-13c., from Gerald or Gerard, with loss of consonant.

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