garnishment

[ gahr-nish-muh nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF garnishment
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GARNISHMENT

Current wages for personal services are not subject to garnishment.

Devil Marston will not let his news suffer for want of garnishment—and you will hear!

This evening he had spent his last rupee in buying sweetmeats as garnishment for the meal.

Where there was a garnishment given touching a plea of land, a writ of deceit is also maintainable.

Change the map into a steaming roast turkey by adding the lines to form the wing, the "drumstick," the garnishment and the plate.

The Roman god of wine, frequently invoked in the garnishment of Latin and Italian speech.

Now we know that garnishment is transcendent brightness, and brilliancy; to adorn and polish surface.

There is also exemption from levy on execution, attachment, or garnishment sixty per cent.

The following personal property is exempt from seizure or sale on any execution and from attachment or garnishment: 1st.

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, from garnish + -ment.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GARNISHMENT

garniture

nounadornment
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