- (cooking) Something set round or upon a dish as an embellishment.
- Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament; also, dress; garments, especially when showy or decorated.
- (slang, historical) A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an unauthorized fee demanded from a newcomer by the older prisoners.
- Pewter vessels in general.
- (slang, obsolete) Fetters.
- A set of dishes, often pewter, containing a dozen pieces of several types.
- (cooking) To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.
- (law) To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee.
- To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish.
- (slang, archaic) To fit with fetters; to fetter
- To furnish; to supply.
"By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. (Job 26:13, KJV)"