Garter \Gar"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gartered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gartering}.] 1. To bind with a garter. [1913 Webster]

He . . . could not see to garter his hose. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To invest with the Order of the Garter. --T. Warton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cross-gartered — /kraws gahr teuhrd, kros /, adj. (in Elizabethan and other costumes) wearing garters crisscrossed on the leg. * * * …   Universalium

  • cross-gartered — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: cross (V) : wearing garters crossed along the leg (as in some ancient or medieval costumes) …   Useful english dictionary

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