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Garner

[gahr-ner] /ˈgɑr nər/
noun
1.
John Nance
[nans] /næns/ (Show IPA),
1868–1967, vice president of the U.S. 1933–41.
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British Dictionary definitions for j. garner

garner

/ˈɡɑːnə/
verb (transitive)
1.
to gather or store in or as if in a granary
noun
2.
an archaic word for granary
3.
(archaic) a place for storage or safekeeping
Word Origin
C12: from Old French gernier granary, from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain

Garner

/ˈɡɑːnə/
noun
1.
Erroll. 1921–77, US jazz pianist and composer, noted for the jazz standard 'Misty' (1954)
2.
Helen. born 1942. Australian novelist and journalist. Her books include the novels Monkey Grip (1977), The Idea of Perfection (2002), The Children's Bach (1984), and The Spare Room (2008), and the nonfiction The First Stone (1995)
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Word Origin and History for j. garner
garner
late 12c., from O.Fr. gernier, metathesized variant of grenier "storehouse, garret," from L. granarium (see granary). Related: Garnered; garnering.
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j. garner in the Bible

(1.) Heb. 'otsar, a treasure; a store of goods laid up, and hence also the place where they are deposited (Joel 1:17; 2 Chr. 32:27, rendered "treasury"). (2.) Heb. mezev, a cell, storeroom (Ps. 144:13); Gr. apotheke, a place for storing anything, a granary (Matt. 3:12; Luke 3:17).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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