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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
garth (garth) noun
A small yard surrounded by a cloister. Also known as cloister garth.
[From Middle English, from Old Norse (garthr) yard. Ultimately from Indo-European root gher- (to enclose or grasp) that is also the ancestor of such words as court, orchard, kindergarten, French jardin (garden), choir, courteous, Hindi gherna (to surround), yard, and horticulture.]
"The St. Joseph's Abbey bell tower dominates the view looking out across
"In this respect it might be noted that in 1457 the Westminster cloister
garth was scythed three times, giving some indication that grass would
have been able to grow to some considerable length."
This week's theme: words that are also names.
I and the public know. / What all schoolchildren learn. / Those to whom evil is done. / Do evil in return -W.H. Auden, poet (1907-1973)
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