The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Garnish \Gar"nish\, n.
1. Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament;
also, dress; garments, especially such as are showy or
So are you, sweet,
Even in the lovely garnish of a boy. --Shak.
Matter and figure they produce;
For garnish this, and that for use. --Prior.
2. (Cookery) Something set round or upon a dish as an
embellishment, such as parsley. See Garnish, v. t., 2.
3. Fetters. [Cant]
4. A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an
unauthorized fee demanded by the old prisoners of a
newcomer. [Cant] --Fielding.
Garnish bolt (Carp.), a bolt with a chamfered or faceted