Garnish is defined as to add decorative items to something or to withhold wages to satisfy a legal order to repay a debt.(verb)
The definition of a garnish is a decorative topping.(noun)
An example of a garnish is a cherry and pineapple on top of a pina colada.
See garnish in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME garnischen < extended stem of OFr garnir, to furnish, protect < Gmc *warnjan > warn
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transitive verb gar·nished, gar·nish·ing, gar·nish·es
Origin: Middle English garnishen
Origin: , from Old French garnir, garniss-
Origin: , of Germanic origin; see wer-4 in Indo-European roots.
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