Antonyms for gardened

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They turned their faces to that gardened slope which rises to the right of the Maximilianeum.

It is late, and the stars gleam whitely on the gardened roofs of Khauran.

Our English landscape wants no gardening: it cannot be gardened.

When only fenced and gardened dwellings were about them she spoke again.

She went back and gardened honourably, while Mr. Fenwick solved the riddle and supplied the letter.

We passed through a long, straight street of new red houses with blue slate roofs, all gated and gardened.

Wordsworth gardened; and all together, or oftenest the poet and his sister, wandered almost daily over the neighboring hills.

And the training of the Holy Church returns to even the most gardened men in their hours of stress!

Princes Street is, I believe, not a mile long, a half-mile the part which is gardened.

She made herself useful in many unobtrusive ways, gardened a little, was neighborly yet reserved.


c.1300, from Old North French gardin (13c., Modern French jardin), from Vulgar Latin hortus gardinus "enclosed garden," via Frankish *gardo, from Proto-Germanic *gardaz- (cf. Old Frisian garda, Old Saxon gardo, Old High German garto, German Garten "garden," Old English geard "enclosure," see yard (n.1)). Italian giardino, Spanish jardin are from French.

Garden-party is by 1843. Garden variety in figurative sense first recorded 1928. To lead someone up the garden path "entice, deceive" is attested by 1925.