Father henry garnet, at his trial, allowed that Tesimond had acted ill, in seeking to rouse the country to open rebellion.
But his real name was henry garnet, and he was a Jesuit priest.
henry garnet, provincial of the Jesuits, executed for the gunpowder plot.
Before the great fireplace, ablaze with logs, sat henry garnet.
And a wise precaution it was that the name of henry garnet should not be brought to the King's notice.
Poor henry garnet, a sorry, pathetic figure in the history of his Country, surely.
early 14c., metathesized from Old French grenat "garnet," originally an adjective, "of a dark red color," from Medieval Latin granatum, originally an adjective, "of dark red color," perhaps abstracted from pomegranate (q.v.), from the stone's resemblance either to the shape of the seeds or the color of the pulp. But perhaps the word is from Medieval Latin granum "grain," in its sense of "cochineal, red dye."
Any of several common red, brown, black, green, or yellow minerals having the general chemical formula A3B2SiO8, where A is either calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), iron (Fe), or manganese (Mn) and B is either aluminum (Al), manganese, iron, chromium (Cr), or vanadium (V). Garnet crystals are dodecahedral in shape, transparent to semitransparent, and have a vitreous luster. They usually occur in metamorphic rocks but also occur in igneous and sedimentary rocks.