j.n. garner


John Nance [nans] , 1868–1967, vice president of the U.S. 1933–41.
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garner (ˈɡɑːnə)
1.  to gather or store in or as if in a granary
2.  an archaic word for granary
3.  archaic a place for storage or safekeeping
[C12: from Old French gernier granary, from Latin grānārium, from grānum grain]

Garner (ˈɡɑːnə)
1.  Erroll. 1921--77, US jazz pianist and composer
2.  Helen. born 1942. Australian novelist and journalist. Her books include the novels Monkey Grip (1977), The Idea of Perfection (2002) and The Children's Bach (1984) and the nonfiction The First Stone (1995)

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Word Origin & History

late 12c., from O.Fr. gernier, metathesized variant of grenier "storehouse, garret," from L. granarium (see granary). Related: Garnered; garnering.
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Garner definition

(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).

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