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Garand rifle a semiautomatic, clip-fed rifle, which was standard issue of the U.S. Army in World War II and the Korean War; M-1.
garb clothes, esp. those characteristic of a particular profession, way of life, or the like. [3 definitions]
garbage anything that is or ought to be discarded as worthless, esp. spoiled or unwanted food; rubbish. [3 definitions]
garbage can a large, usu. cylindrical container for household rubbish.
garbanzo the chickpea.
garble to mix up, distort, or confuse (a message, translation, or the like); cause to be disordered or unintelligible. [3 definitions]
garçon (French) a waiter or male servant. [2 definitions]
garden an area of land used for cultivating plants such as flowers, vegetables, or herbs. [6 definitions]
garden apartment an apartment building or apartment set in a landscaped area.
gardener a person whose occupation is caring for outdoor plants, lawns, and the like. [2 definitions]
gardenia any of a number of shrubs or trees native to Asia, usu. grown for their large, pleasant-smelling white or yellow flowers. [2 definitions]
gardening the activity of planting or cultivating a garden.
garden-variety not out of the ordinary; typical; common.
garfish a gar.
Gargantua in the sixteenth-century French satire Gargantua and Pantagruel by Rabelais, a giant king with prodigious appetites.
gargantuan (sometimes cap.) of enormous proportions; huge; gigantic.
gargle to tip the head back and exhale through a liquid held at the back of the throat, as with a medication or mouthwash. [7 definitions]
gargoyle a macabre or grotesque sculpture of an animal or person, often carved as an architectural ornament. [2 definitions]
garish marked by excessive or tasteless color or decoration; gaudy; flashy. [2 definitions]
garland a wreath, chain, or string made to be worn for celebration or decoration, esp. one made of flowers, leaves, vines, or the like. [3 definitions]
garlic a perennial plant related to the onion and grown for its strong-smelling, distinctive-tasting bulb. [3 definitions]