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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.
Tenders are invited for Trade Fabrication Of Jersey Woolen Dark Og/Bg Stitching(I)Jersey Cut Components Will Be Provided By Ocfs Along Withreinforcement Pieces And Other Garniture.
Marc Heiremans, meanwhile, mounts a retrospective of works by the Belgian sculptor and ceramicist Lieve De Pelsmaeker, while Jacques Neve brings a variety of antique clocks, including a Napoleon III Egyptian revival mantelpiece garniture, comprising a mantel clock surmounted by Cleopatra and her servant and a pair of eight-light candelabra (Fig.
Among the lots are two pairs of George III cut-glass decanters from the latter half of the 18th century; a pair of Italian neoclassical blue and white-painted and carved console tables from circa 1780; and a Dutch Delft blue and white garniture of five vases and covers from circa 1723-43.
Three vessels form a group in Garniture Set: The Trinity suggesting that they be analysed as one artwork.
Mais la betterave sert aussi en garniture pour les plats de viandes, notamment de gibiers, a poils ou a plumes.
There are souvenirs from war-torn countries, a chimney garniture,
Training on the consistent execution of drink garniture, of course, is critical to customer satisfaction and repeat business.