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NOUN (3)

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;


VERB (1)

1. work in the garden;
- Example: "My hobby is gardening"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster] 2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country. [1913 Webster] I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy, The pleasant garden of great Italy. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Note: Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse. [1913 Webster] 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 Garden 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, (Zool.), 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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Garden \Gar"den\, v. t. To cultivate as a garden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

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"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

125 Moby Thesaurus words for "garden": Attic, Festschrift, Japanese garden, album, alpine garden, ana, analects, anthology, arboretum, average, beauties, bed, blooming, bloomy, blossoming, bog garden, border, botanical garden, bourgeois, canon, chaste, chrestomathy, classic, classical, collectanea, collected works, collection, common, commonplace, compilation, complete works, conventional, crop, delectus, dry garden, dryfarm, efflorescent, everyday, farm, floral, floreate, florescent, floriate, floriated, floricultural, florid, florilegium, flower bed, flower garden, flowered, flowering, flowers, flowery, garden spot, garden-variety, garland, grape ranch, grapery, grow, herbarium, homely, homespun, horticultural, hortulan, hortus siccus, household, in bloom, in blossom, in flower, inflorescent, jardin, kitchen garden, market garden, matter-of-fact, middle-class, miscellanea, miscellany, multiflorous, no great shakes, nondescript, normal, omnibus, ordinary, ornamental garden, paradise, photograph album, pinetum, plain, plastic, prosaic, prosy, pure, pure and simple, quotation book, radiciflorous, raise, ranch, rear, regular, rhizanthous, rock garden, roof garden, run-of-mine, run-of-the-mill, scrapbook, sharecrop, shrubbery, simple, suburban, sunken garden, symposium, tea garden, truck garden, unexceptional, uniflorous, unnoteworthy, unremarkable, unspectacular, usual, vegetable garden, victory garden, vinery, vineyard, workaday, workday
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

GARDEN. A piece of ground appropriated to raising plants and flowers. 2. A garden is a parcel of a house and passes with it. Br. Feoffm. de terre, 53; 2 Co. 32; Plowd. 171; Co. Litt. 5 b, 56 a, b. But see Moore, 24; Bac. Ab. Grants, I.
U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000):

Garden -- U.S. County in Nebraska Population (2000): 2292 Housing Units (2000): 1298 Land area (2000): 1704.398990 sq. miles (4414.372932 sq. km) Water area (2000): 26.596685 sq. miles (68.885095 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1730.995675 sq. miles (4483.258027 sq. km) Located within: Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31 Location: 41.527955 N, 102.344241 W Headwords: Garden Garden, NE Garden County Garden County, NE
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Garden, MI -- U.S. village in Michigan Population (2000): 240 Housing Units (2000): 129 Land area (2000): 0.847775 sq. miles (2.195726 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.170234 sq. miles (0.440904 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.018009 sq. miles (2.636630 sq. km) FIPS code: 31380 Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26 Location: 45.774399 N, 86.551585 W ZIP Codes (1990): 49835 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Garden, MI Garden
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Garden, UT -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Utah Population (2000): 83 Housing Units (2000): 533 Land area (2000): 28.294440 sq. miles (73.282259 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.018358 sq. miles (0.047547 sq. km) Total area (2000): 28.312798 sq. miles (73.329806 sq. km) FIPS code: 27902 Located within: Utah (UT), FIPS 49 Location: 41.889777 N, 111.395608 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Garden, UT Garden