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Standard Definition

[n] a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
[n] a yard or lawn adjoining a house
[n] the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
[v] work in the garden

Misc. Definitions

\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.
2. A rich, well-cultivated spot or tract of country. I am arrived from fruitful Lombardy, The pleasant garden of great Italy. --Shak. Note: Garden is often used adjectively or in self-explaining compounds; as, garden flowers, garden tools, garden walk, garden wall, garden house or gardenhouse. {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 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}, (Zo["o]l.), 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.
\Gar"den\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gardened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gardening}.] To lay out or cultivate a garden; to labor in a garden; to practice horticulture.
\Gar"den\, v. t. To cultivate as a garden.