Found 2 items, similar to Garden party.
English → English
Definition: garden party
n : a party of people assembled for social interaction out of
doors [syn: lawn party
, fete champetre
English → English
Definition: Garden party
(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
1. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of
herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy,
The pleasant garden of great Italy. --Shak.
Note: Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining
compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden
walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse.
, an ornamental plant (Impatiens Balsamina
, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering
(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.
(a) A summer house. --Beau. & Fl.
(b) A privy. [Southern U.S.]
, the raising on a small scale of seeds,
fruits, vegetables, etc., for sale.
or Garden mould
, rich, mellow earth which is
fit for a garden. --Mortimer.
, a cast nail, used for fastening vines to brick
, a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc.,
to protect them from birds.
, a social party held out of doors, within the
grounds or garden attached to a private residence.
, a plot appropriated to a garden.
, a watering pot.
, a garden engine; a barrow pump.
, large shears, for clipping trees and hedges,
, (Zo["o]l.), the diadem spider (Epeira diadema
), common in gardens, both in Europe and America.
It spins a geometrical web. See Geometric spider
, a stand for flower pots.
, vegetables raised in a garden. [Colloq.]
, a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling
them with solutions for destroying insects, etc.
, vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]
, garden truck. [Obs.] --Mortimer.
, Botanic garden
, etc. See under Bear
. See under Hanging
, a garden where vegetables are cultivated
for household use.
, a piece of ground where vegetable are
cultivated to be sold in the markets for table use.