A type of guitar rock music, personified by amateur bands playing in the basement or garage.
- service department
- service garage; chop shop
- repair shop
Other Word Forms of Garage
Origin of Garage
Borrowing from French garage (“keeping under cover, protection, shelter”), derivative of French garer (“to keep under cover, dock, shunt, guard, keep”), from Middle French garer, garrer, guerrer; partly from Old French garir, warir (from Old Frankish *warjan); and partly from Old French varer (“to fight, defend oneself, protect”), from Old Norse varask (“to defend oneself”), reflexive of vara (“to ware, watch out, defend”); both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *warjaną (“to defend, ward off”), *warōną (“to watch, protect”), from Proto-Indo-European *wer- (“to close, cover, protect, save, defend”).
French from garer to shelter from Old French garer, guerrer of Germanic origin wer-4 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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