garnish englannista suomeksi
(RQ:Spenser Faerie Queene)
1710, (w), ''(w)'', No. 163, 25 April, 1710, Glasgo Robert Urie, 1754, p.(nbs)165,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004786805.0001.000
- (..) as that admirable writer has the best and worst verses of any among our English poets, Ned Softly has got all the bad ones without book, which he repeats upon occasion, to shew his reading, and garnish his conversation.
1848, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)14,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/969/969-h/969-h.htm
- (..) the whip (..) was garnished with a massive horse’s head of plated metal.
1861, (w), ''(w)'', Part One, Chapter(nbs)3,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/550/550-h/550-h.htm
- (..) the good-humoured, affectionate-hearted Godfrey Cass was fast becoming a bitter man, visited by cruel wishes, that seemed to enter, and depart, and enter again, like demons who had found in him a ready-garnished home.
1966, (w), “The Twenties: Harlem and Its Negritude” in Christopher C. De Santis (ed.), ''The Collected Works of Langston Hughes'', Volume 9, p.(nbs)473,
- When the editorial board of ''Fire'' met again, we did not plan a new issue, but emptied our pockets to help poor Thurman whose wages were being garnished weekly because he had signed for the printer’s bills.
A set of dishes, often pewter, containing a dozen pieces of several types.
Pewter vessels in general.
Something added for embellishment.
1718, (w), ''Alma: or, The Progress of the Mind'', Canto 1, in ''Poems on Several Occasions'', London: Jacob Tonson, p.(nbs)333,https://archive.org/details/poemsonseveralo00rowegoog
- First Poets, all the World agrees,
- Write half to profit, half to please
- Matter and figure They produce;
- For Garnish This, and That for Use;
1872, (w), ''(w)'', Book I, Chapter(nbs)12,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/145/145-h/145-h.htm
- This hard-headed old Overreach approved of the sentimental song, as the suitable garnish for girls, and also as fundamentally fine, sentiment being the right thing for a song.
1972, (w), “The Grass Widows” in ''The Collected Stories'', New York: Viking, 1992, p.(nbs)228,https://archive.org/details/collectedstories00trev
- There had been a semblance of chivalry in the attitude from which, at the beginning of their marriage, he had briefly regarded her; but forty-seven years had efficiently disposed of that garnish of politeness.
Clothes; garments, especially when showy or decorative.
(RQ:Shakespeare Merchant of Venice)
Something set round or upon a dish as an embellishment.
A fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an unauthorized fee demanded from a newcomer by the older prisoners.
1699, B. E., ''A New Dictionary of the Canting Crew'', London: W. Hawes ''et al.'',http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A39127.0001.001
- Garnish money, what is customarily spent among the Prisoners at first coming in.
(RQ:Fielding Amelia) acquainted him that it was the custom of the place for every prisoner, upon his first arrival there, to give something to the former prisoners to make them drink. This, he said, was what they called garnish; and concluded with advising his new customer to draw his purse upon the present occasion.
Cash.Tom Dalzell (ed.), ''The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English'', New York: Routledge, 8th edition, 1984.