Garth definition

gärth
A close; a yard; a croft; a garden.

A cloister garth.

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A clearing in the woods; as such, part of many placenames in northern England.
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(paganism) A group or a household dedicated to the pagan faith Heathenry.
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(paganism) A location or sacred space, in ritual and poetry in modern Heathenry.
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A dam or weir for catching fish.
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A male given name, shortened form of Gareth.
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A village in Powys, Wales.
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A grassy quadrangle surrounded by cloisters.
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(archaic) A yard, garden, or paddock.
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(archaic) An enclosed yard or garden.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
garth
Plural:
garths

Origin of garth

  • Middle English enclosed yard from Old Norse gardhr gher-1 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Old Norse garðr (cognate with Old English ġeard, whence English yard).

    From Wiktionary