A dark garret.
A small attic loft that an artist lives in is an example of a garret.
Origin of garretMiddle English garite, a watchtower, loft from Old French from garir, to watch from Frankish an unverified form warjan, to protect, akin to Old English warian: for Indo-European base see warn
Origin of garretMiddle English from Old French garite watchtower from garir to defend of Germanic origin ; see wer-4 in Indo-European roots.
- An attic or semi-finished room just beneath the roof of a house.
Middle English, from Old French garite ("watchtower"). Compare guerite, of same origin.