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Gard \Gard\, n. [See Garde, Yard] Garden. [Obs.] ``Trees of the gard.''
--F. Beaumont.


Gard \Gard\, v. & n. See Guard.


Etymology 1 n. (context obsolete English) A garden. Etymology 2

n. (obsolete form of guard English) vb. (obsolete form of guard English)


Gard (; ) is a department in southern France in the Languedoc-Roussillon-Midi-Pyrénées region.

The department is named after the River Gardon, and the Occitan name of the river has been replacing the French name of the department in recent decades, even among French speakers.

Gard (disambiguation)

Gard is a département located in southern France in the Languedoc-Roussillon region. It may also refer to:

Gard (Slavic toponymy)

Gard or Gord (archaeology). A Slavic term for "town", "city" or "castle." It's of Pomeranian origin and is in use in contemporary Kashubian language. It survived in such Pomeranian geographical names as:

  • Stargard in West Pomerania
  • Starogard Gdański in East Pomerania
  • Nowogard in West Pomerania
  • Białogard in West Pomerania

Category:Slavic toponyms

Usage examples of "gard".

Gardner Alden from trying to get what he wants anyway - I tell you, Asey, he tried to bribe me!

Gardner accepted his sister the way he might have accepted - Asey tried to think of a suitable simile as he climbed into the roadster.

Mr Gardner, minister of Birse, in Aberdeenshire, known for his humour and musical talents, was one evening playing over on his Cremona the notes of an air he had previously jotted down, when a curious scene arrested his attention in the courtyard of the manse.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum remains the largest art heist in the history of America, a brazen robbery undertaken in the dark of a Sunday night thirteen years before by a pair of men dressed in Boston police uniforms who knocked on the massive front doors of the stately old museum and said there had been a disturbance nearby.

Toby Harkins, the estranged son of the Boston mayor, in the 13-year-old, unsolved art heist at the Gardner Museum.

And the Gardner heist is in the heart of his city, and now involves his fugitive son.

The question of the moment: Why was FBI Special Agent Tom Jankle leaking to me about the Gardner heist just as the mayor was thinking he might be caught aiding and abetting his own son?

Casey Allen, Stephen Bond, Steve Gardner, Chip Harder, Eugene Rominger, Bob Stear, and all the odd and brilliant kids I used to sit around basements and diners with, imagining strange worlds.

Garth Nix, Michael Moorcock, Charles de Lint, Gardner Dozois, Robert Sheckley, Paul Di Filippo, Jonathan Carroll, Terri Windling, Ian R.

Best anthologies of short fiction put together each year by Gardner Dozois and the editorial team of Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, the claim that what we find in these pages is the actual best work of the year is certainly open to discussion.

He bery good strong nigger, good gardner, good at de horses, good carpenter.

Gard du Nord is a big main-line station in north Paris, where people change from the metro to the overground lines that go out of the city.

Gardner Alden, Eunice Pitkin, and Hanson, all crowded into the tiny front hall.

And it may be preliminarily noted that what explorations Gard afterward made in this great and seamy side of Teuton nature, likewise ended in a downward direction toward depths that he had scarcely thought possible in the educated human.

Henry Gardner Sanker sat in the bar off the grand-gathering room, which in smaller homes would be akin to the formal living room.