Definition of Garget

1. Noun. Tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous.

Exact synonyms: Phytolacca Americana, Pigeon Berry, Poke, Scoke
Generic synonyms: Pokeweed



Definition of Garget

1. n. The throat.

Definition of Garget

1. Noun. An inflammation on a cow's udder. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garget

1. mastitis of domestic animals [n -S] : GARGETY [adj]

Medical Definition of Garget

1. 1. The throat. 2. A diseased condition of the udders of cows, etc, arising from an inflammation of the mammary glands. 3. A distemper in hogs, indicated by staggering and loss of appetite. 4. See Poke. Origin: OE. Garget, gargate, throat, OF. Gargate. Cf. Gorge. The etymol. Of senses 2, 3, & 4 is not certain. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garget

gargalesis
gargalesthesia
garganey
garganeys
gargantua
gargantuan
gargantuan mastitis
gargantuanly
gargantuas
gargarism
gargarisms
gargarize
gargarized
gargarizes
gargarizing
garget (current term)
gargets
gargety
gargil
gargle
gargle-factory
gargled
gargler
garglers
gargles
gargling
gargling fluid
gargol
gargouillade
gargouillades

Literary usage of Garget

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"See gargle^, gargle^2, garget, gorge, gullet."] A spout projecting from the gutter of a building, ..."

2. Domestic Animals, History and Description of the Horse, Mule, Cattle, Sheep by Richard Lamb Allen (1856)
"The garget plant grows from three to six feet high, with a purple stalk, and strings of berries hanging down between the branches. Repeated doses of sulphur ..."

3. The Milk Question by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1912)
"... the invasion of various germs, especially streptococci and staphylococci. The list of micro-organisms found associated with garget is a very long one. ..."

4. Sheep Farming in America by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1912)
"... always excepting the diseases that come from internal or external parasites, from unwise feeding and from garget of the udder. It is wise, therefore, ..."

5. Sheep-farming in North America by John Alexander Craig, H. P. Miller (1918)
"garget, caked udder. — There are different forms of this trouble, arising from ... In the milder forms of garget, carefully draw all milk and apply tincture ..."

6. The Breeds, Management, Structure and Diseases of the Sheep: With by Henry Judson Canfield (1848)
"Hence, pulling or shearing off too much of the wool which grows about the udder, will have a tendency to produce garget, if the weather be frosty. ..."

7. The American Reformed Cattle Doctor: Containing ... Information for by George H. Dadd (1851)
"garget. IN order to prevent this malady, the calf should be put to suck immediately after the cow has cleansed it ; and, if the bag is distended with an ..."

8. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"See gargle^, gargle^2, garget, gorge, gullet."] A spout projecting from the gutter of a building, ..."

9. Domestic Animals, History and Description of the Horse, Mule, Cattle, Sheep by Richard Lamb Allen (1856)
"The garget plant grows from three to six feet high, with a purple stalk, and strings of berries hanging down between the branches. Repeated doses of sulphur ..."

10. The Milk Question by Milton Joseph Rosenau (1912)
"... the invasion of various germs, especially streptococci and staphylococci. The list of micro-organisms found associated with garget is a very long one. ..."

11. Sheep Farming in America by Joseph Elwyn Wing (1912)
"... always excepting the diseases that come from internal or external parasites, from unwise feeding and from garget of the udder. It is wise, therefore, ..."

12. Sheep-farming in North America by John Alexander Craig, H. P. Miller (1918)
"garget, caked udder. — There are different forms of this trouble, arising from ... In the milder forms of garget, carefully draw all milk and apply tincture ..."

13. The Breeds, Management, Structure and Diseases of the Sheep: With by Henry Judson Canfield (1848)
"Hence, pulling or shearing off too much of the wool which grows about the udder, will have a tendency to produce garget, if the weather be frosty. ..."

14. The American Reformed Cattle Doctor: Containing ... Information for by George H. Dadd (1851)
"garget. IN order to prevent this malady, the calf should be put to suck immediately after the cow has cleansed it ; and, if the bag is distended with an ..."

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