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Definition: Hanging garden
(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.
1. Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
“What a hanging face!”
2. Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.
3. Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging
post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.
, a compass suspended so that the card may
be read from beneath.
, a garden sustained at an artificial
elevation by any means, as by the terraces at Babylon.
. See under Indentation
(Arch.), that rail of a door or casement to
which hinges are attached.
(Mining), the overhanging side of an inclined
or hading vein.
(a) Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the
back from the shoulders.
(b) Loose, flowing sleeves.
(a) That stile of a door to which hinges are secured.
(b) That upright of a window frame to which casements are
hinged, or in which the pulleys for sash windows are
(Mining), the upper wall of inclined vein, or
that which hangs over the miner's head when working in the