Was garbed in a long robe.
An example of garb is the clothes worn by a fireman.
An example of garb is to put clothes on a baby.
Presented their radical ideas in the garb of moderation.
Other Word Forms
Origin of garb
- Obsolete French garbe grace from Italian garbo from garbare to please of Germanic origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- French gerbe; akin to German Garbe