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Something that garnishes; an embellishment.

[French, from Old French, from garnir, to garnish; see garnish.]


(Art Terms) decoration or embellishment
[C16: from French, from garnir to garnish]


(ˈgɑr nɪ tʃər, -ˌtʃʊər)

something that garnishes; decoration.
[1525–35; < French, = Middle French garni(r) to garnish + -ture n. suffix]


 the furniture or appurtenances of a table; a kitchen or its apparatus; the harness of a horse or mule.
Examples: garniture of a boiler, 1878; of the kitchen, 1532; of mules, 1670; of sapphires, 1753; of vases—BBC-TV programme, 1983; of violets, 1897.
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A little gurgling sound ascended to the young man's window, and made him feel as if the fountain were an immortal spirit that sung its song unceasingly and without heeding the vicissitudes around it, while one century imbodied it in marble and another scattered the perishable garniture on the soil.
Bagnet, assisted by the younger branches (who polish their own cups and platters, knives and forks), makes all the dinner garniture shine as brightly as before and puts it all away, first sweeping the hearth, to the end that Mr.
Just go and have a look at that garniture de cheminee yonder.
He hurried along the terrace-walk, and darted up a flight of broad steps leading into an old and gloomy hall, whose walls were ornamented with rusty suits of armour, antlers, weapons of the chase, and suchlike garniture.
While they were thus employed, a tallish gentleman with a hook nose and black hair, dressed in a military surtout very short and tight in the sleeves, and which had once been frogged and braided all over, but was now sadly shorn of its garniture and quite threadbare-- dressed too in ancient grey pantaloons fitting tight to the leg, and a pair of pumps in the winter of their existence--looked in at the door and smiled affably.
disques et leur utilization - Conditiones Generales Pour I~admssion de garnitures de fron, Issue 7 2010.
More popular, and more expensive, are the Art Deco clock garnitures, often made of marble or onyx, which as well as a central clock come with matching ornaments either side, sometimes in the form of stylised bronze or spelter figures of people or animals.
The study of armor, garnitures, helmets, and shields is a field largely ignored by art historians, researched primarily by specialists and curators of arms and armor collections.