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Garb

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[Ir., rough, coarse, rugged, rude].

Name borne by several personages, male and female, historical and legendary, human and animal, in early Irish tradition. Most notable is the...

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garb

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

barb, carb, garb, hijab, nawab, Punjab, sahib • rhubarb • mihrab

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garb

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

barb, carb, garb, hijab, nawab, Punjab, sahib • rhubarb • mihrab

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Garbers

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 27 words.

1. North German: variant of Garber 2.

2. Danish: patronymic from the German family name Gerber or a variant

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Garb

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 57 words.

1. German: occupational name for a tanner, from the dialect word garb, Middle High German garwe. See also

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garb <i>n</i>

David Crystal.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation

March 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Shakespeare Studies and Criticism. 6 words.

ɡɑ:ɹb

sp garb2, garbe3

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Jan Garber

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 5 November 1897, Morristown, Pennsylvania, USA, d. 5 October 1977, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA. Known as ‘The Idol of the Air Lanes’, Garber led both sweet and swing bands, although ...

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Garb mac Stairn

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

Champion of purported Scandinavian origin in a late (17th cent.?) Ulster Cycle narrative. When he demands tribute from Tara, all comply except Cúchulainn. Briccriu chides Garb and then...

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The Change of Garb

in Memoirs of a Grandmother

June 2010; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 4386 words.

In this section, Pauline Wengeroff recalls how the ukase published in 1845 by the Russian government compelled Russian Jews to give up their old garb and wear the modern. This shift to...

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Garb

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

[Ir., rough, coarse, rugged, rude].

Name borne by several personages, male and female, historical and legendary, human and animal, in early Irish tradition. Most notable is the...

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Garbally

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 5 words.

(Gearrbhaile) Galway. ‘Short homestead’.

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