Garter meaning

gär'tər
An elasticized band worn around the leg to hold up a stocking or sock.
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A suspender strap with a fastener attached to a girdle or belt to hold up a stocking or sock.
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An elasticized band worn around the arm to keep the sleeve pushed up.
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The badge of the Order of the Garter.
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The order itself.
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Membership in the order.
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To fasten and hold with a garter.
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To put a garter on.
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An elastic band, or a fastener suspended from a band, girdle, etc., for holding a stocking or sock in position.
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An elastic band formerly worn to keep a shirt sleeve pushed up.
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The badge of the Order of the Garter.
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The order itself.
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Membership in it.
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To bind, support, or fasten with or as with a garter.
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A band worn around the leg to hold up a sock or stocking.
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(heraldry) A bendlet.
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To fasten with a garter.
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Origin of garter

Middle English band to support socks from Old North French gartier from garet bend of the knee probably of Celtic origin