A dark garret.
The definition of a garret is a top floor loft or attic room, often small or dismal.
A small attic loft that an artist lives in is an example of a garret.
the space, room, or rooms just below the roof of a house, esp. a sloping roof; attic
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
An attic room or rooms, typically under a pitched roof.
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.