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 Meanings and Examples of GARNISH
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 v.  decorate with ornamental appendages
Classic Sentence:
1  And garnish the sturgeon with beetroot, smelts, peppered mushrooms, young radishes, carrots, beans, and anything else you like, so as to have plenty of trimmings.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
2  He had exchanged his shirt of mail for an under tunic of dark purple silk, garnished with furs, over which flowed his long robe of spotless white, in ample folds.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IV
3  He saluted Rowena by doffing his velvet bonnet, garnished with a golden broach, representing St Michael trampling down the Prince of Evil.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIII
4  He was likewise furnished with a felt hat well garnished with turnpike tickets; and a carter's whip.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIII
5  On buffet tables, garnished with glistening hors-d'oeuvre, spiced baked hams crowded against salads of harlequin designs and pastry pigs and turkeys bewitched to a dark gold.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
6  His bedroom was the simplest room of all--except where the dresser was garnished with a toilet set of pure dull gold.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
7  All round, her unpanelled, open bulwarks were garnished like one continuous jaw, with the long sharp teeth of the sperm whale, inserted there for pins, to fasten her old hempen thews and tendons to.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
8  The wall-paper was defaced, in spots, by slops of beer and wine; or garnished with chalk memorandums, and long sums footed up, as if somebody had been practising arithmetic there.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
9  This wagon, all lattice-work, was garnished with dilapidated hurdles which appeared to have served for former punishments.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
10  He had just perceived, at the point where the land came to an end and the water began, a large iron grating, low, arched, garnished with a heavy lock and with three massive hinges.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER III—THE "SPUN" MAN
11  The supper consisted of a roast pheasant garnished with Corsican blackbirds; a boar's ham with jelly, a quarter of a kid with tartar sauce, a glorious turbot, and a gigantic lobster.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
Example Sentence:
1  Top with pan drippings and garnish with a drizzle of good olive oil and a lemon wedge.
2  Roughly chop the vegetables, and keep back a little to chop finely and serve as a garnish.