Garret meaning

gărĭt
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The space, room, or rooms just below the roof of a house, esp. a sloping roof; attic.
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An attic room or rooms, typically under a pitched roof.
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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.

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An attic or semi-finished room just beneath the roof of a house.
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Origin of garret

  • Middle English from Old French garite watchtower from garir to defend of Germanic origin wer-4 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English, from Old French garite ("watchtower"). Compare guerite, of same origin.

    From Wiktionary