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English Dictionary: garden by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
garden
n
  1. a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
  2. the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
  3. a yard or lawn adjoining a house
v
  1. work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Garden \Gar"den\ (g[aum]r"d'n; 277), n. [OE. gardin, OF. gardin,
      jardin, F. jardin, of German origin; cf. OHG. garto, G.
      garten; akin to AS. geard. See {Yard} an inclosure.]
      1. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of
            herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
  
      2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
  
                     I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy, The pleasant
                     garden of great Italy.                        --Shak.
  
      Note: Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining
               compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden
               walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse.
  
      {Garden balsam}, an ornamental plant ({Impatiens Balsamina}).
           
  
      {Garden engine}, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering
            gardens.
  
      {Garden glass}.
            (a) A bell glass for covering plants.
            (b) A globe of dark-colored glass, mounted on a pedestal,
                  to reflect surrounding objects; -- much used as an
                  ornament in gardens in Germany.
  
      {Garden house}
            (a) A summer house. --Beau. & Fl.
            (b) A privy. [Southern U.S.]
  
      {Garden husbandry}, the raising on a small scale of seeds,
            fruits, vegetables, etc., for sale.
  
      {Garden} {mold [or] mould}, rich, mellow earth which is fit
            for a garden. --Mortimer.
  
      {Garden nail}, a cast nail used, for fastening vines to brick
            walls. --Knight.
  
      {Garden net}, a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc.,
            to protect them from birds.
  
      {Garden party}, a social party held out of doors, within the
            grounds or garden attached to a private residence.
  
      {Garden plot}, a plot appropriated to a garden.
  
      {Garden pot}, a watering pot.
  
      {Garden pump}, a garden engine; a barrow pump.
  
      {Garden shears}, large shears, for clipping trees and hedges,
            pruning, etc.
  
      {Garden spider}, (Zo[94]l.), the diadem spider ({Epeira
            diadema}), common in gardens, both in Europe and America.
            It spins a geometrical web. See {Geometric spider}, and
            {Spider web}.
  
      {Garden stand}, a stand for flower pots.
  
      {Garden stuff}, vegetables raised in a garden. [Colloq.]
  
      {Garden syringe}, a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling
            them with solutions for destroying insects, etc.
  
      {Garden truck}, vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]
           
  
      {Garden ware}, garden truck. [Obs.] --Mortimer.
  
      {Bear garden}, {Botanic garden}, etc. See under {Bear}, etc.
           
  
      {Hanging garden}. See under {Hanging}.
  
      {Kitchen garden}, a garden where vegetables are cultivated
            for household use.
  
      {Market garden}, a piece of ground where vegetable are
            cultivated to be sold in the markets for table use.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Garden \Gar"den\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gardened}; p. pr. & vb.
      n. {Gardening}.]
      To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to
      practice horticulture.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Garden \Gar"den\, v. t.
      To cultivate as a garden.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Garden, MI (village, FIPS 31380)
      Location: 45.77530 N, 86.55245 W
      Population (1990): 268 (138 housing units)
      Area: 2.2 sq km (land), 0.4 sq km (water)
      Zip code(s): 49835
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