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Garter meaning

garter - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. A band used to prevent a stocking from slipping down on the leg.
  2. 2. The distinguishing badge of the highest order of knighthood in Great Britain, called the Order of the Garter, instituted by Edward III.; also, the Order itself.
  3. 3. Same as Bendlet.
  4. 4. To bind with a garter.
  5. 5. To invest with the Order of the Garter.
  6. 6. Band to hold up a stocking; badge of an English order of knigthood.

garter - examples of usage

  1. Another was continually scratching at her garter.
  2. Its unknown author was connected with those who had formerly profited by the occupation of the English provinces in France, and particularly with the celebrated sir John Fastolfe, knight of the Garter, whom the writer in several places mentions as " myne autor."
  3. I think it was a year or two before the Queen offered us Pembroke Lodge that we came down for a few days for a change of air for some of the children to the Star and Garter. - "Lady-John-Russell", MacCarthy, Desmond.
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