garden glass


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Garden \Gar"den\ (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 an inclosure.]
   1. A piece of ground appropriated to the cultivation of
      herbs, fruits, flowers, or vegetables.
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   2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country.
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            I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy,
            The pleasant garden of great Italy.   --Shak.
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   Note: Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining
         compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden
         walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse.
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   Garden balsam, an ornamental plant (Impatiens Balsamina).
      

   Garden engine, a wheelbarrow tank and pump for watering
      gardens.

   Garden glass.
      (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.

   Garden house
      (a) A summer house. --Beau. & Fl.
      (b) A privy. [Southern U.S.]

   Garden husbandry, the raising on a small scale of seeds,
      fruits, vegetables, etc., for sale.

   Garden mold or Garden mould, rich, mellow earth which is
      fit for a garden. --Mortimer.

   Garden nail, a cast nail, used for fastening vines to brick
      walls. --Knight.

   Garden net, a net for covering fruits trees, vines, etc.,
      to protect them from birds.

   Garden party, a social party held out of doors, within the
      grounds or garden attached to a private residence.

   Garden plot, a plot appropriated to a garden.

   Garden pot, a watering pot.

   Garden pump, a garden engine; a barrow pump.

   Garden shears, large shears, for clipping trees and hedges,
      pruning, etc.

   Garden spider, (Zool.), the diadem spider ({Epeira
      diadema}), common in gardens, both in Europe and America.
      It spins a geometrical web. See Geometric spider, and
      Spider web.

   Garden stand, a stand for flower pots.

   Garden stuff, vegetables raised in a garden. [Colloq.]

   Garden syringe, a syringe for watering plants, sprinkling
      them with solutions for destroying insects, etc.

   Garden truck, vegetables raised for the market. [Colloq.]
      

   Garden ware, garden truck. [Obs.] --Mortimer.

   Bear garden, Botanic garden, etc. See under Bear, etc.
      

   Hanging garden. See under Hanging.

   Kitchen garden, a garden where vegetables are cultivated
      for household use.

   Market garden, a piece of ground where vegetable are
      cultivated to be sold in the markets for table use.
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