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A Japanese garden.
See also Garden

English

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Pronunciation

Etymology

Old Northern French gardin ( = Old French jardin), a diminutive of jart, borrowed from Frankish *gard, from Proto-Germanic *garda- ( > Old English ġeard).

Noun

Singular
garden

Plural
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  1. A decorative place outside, usually where plants are grown for food (vegetable garden) or ornamental purposes (flower garden).
  2. (in plural gardens) Such an ornamental place to which the public have access.
  3. The grounds at the front or back of a house.
  4. (slang) Pubic hair or the genitalia it masks.
    • 1995: Lee Tyler, Biblical Sexual Morality and What About Pornography? viewed at [[1]] on 9 May 2006 - Blow on my garden [speaking of her genitalia], so the spices of it may flow out. Let my Beloved come into His garden [her pubic area] and eat His pleasant fruits. (A commentary on Song of Solomon 4:16, which was written in Hebrew c950 BC; book footnotes shown here bracketed within the text; many scholars disagree with the Biblical interpretation, which is included as evidence of usage in 1995 rather than intended meaning in 950 BC.)
    • c2004: Hair Care Down There, Inc, The History of Hair Removal viewed at [[2]] on 9 May 2006 - Primping and pruning the secret garden might seem like a totally 21st century concept, but the fact is women have gotten into below-the-belt grooming since before the Bronze Age.
    • 2006: Guest on Female First Forum at [[3]] posting on Fashionable to shave the pubic area?? viewed on 9 May 2006 - A woman's [unshaven] dark pubic triangle, glistening with pussy nectar and promising access to a hidden garden of delights.

Synonyms

  • (decorative place outside):
  • (gardens with public access): park, public gardens
  • (grounds at the front or back of a house): yard (US)
  • (the pubic hair): See pubic hair

Derived terms

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to garden

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to garden (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to grow plants in a garden; to create or maintain a garden.
    I love to garden — this year I'm going to plant some daffodils.
(UK equivalent)I love to do gardening.
  1. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) of a batsman, to inspect and tap the pitch lightly with the bat so as to smooth out small rough patches and irregularities

Synonyms

  • (in cricket): farm

Derived terms

Translations

Adjective

garden (not comparable)

Positive
garden

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of, relating to, in, from or for use in a garden.
    garden salad (= a salad from a garden)
    garden shed (= a shed in a garden)

Translations


Galician

Verb

garden

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of gardar.

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