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noun as in decoration


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The two were late not because of an accident, but because they’d taken a leisurely pace, identified jays, caught a garter snake, jumped in streams, and failed to pay attention to the time.

And just in case she gets stuck up there, she has a garter belt–fanny pack around her thigh to keep a phone in and call for help.

Later on she also sports a matching Bulls theme-colored garter belt.

The Order of the Garter is the highest order of chivalry in the UK, and is in the exclusive gift of the monarch.

The most persistent story about the Garter was first recorded in the fifteenth century.

The Order of the Garter has had a continuous history since Edward III founded the Order in 1348.

He lays one on the top of each load, and whose garter it is must carry the load without any further talk.

The same embroidery confined his stockings, on each knee, like the order of the garter.

I was told that one lady wore a $5,000 diamond in her garter.

My garter, a purple silk ribbon, lay in the centre of the ring.

She turned round, and looked first at the garter and then at him.

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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to garter, such as: badge, ribbon, accolade, award, bays, and citation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.