Middle English from Old French garitewatchtowerfromgarirto defendof Germanic originwer-4 in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Middle English, from Old French garite ("watchtower"). Compare guerite, of same origin.
Garret Sentence Examples
He should have gone up garret at once.
Garret Dorset Wall (Declined) .
He left Rouen, went up to Paris, where he found refuge in the same garret which had sheltered him when a boy at the College Louis le Grand, and there wrote his second poem, La Chartreuse.
I have thus a tight shingled and plastered house, ten feet wide by fifteen long, and eight-feet posts, with a garret and a closet, a large window on each side, two trap doors, one door at the end, and a brick fireplace opposite.
He had at least one sister, from whom descended the only existing representatives of Burke's family; and he had at least two brothers, Garret Burke and Richard Burke, the one older and the other younger than Edmund.