≈Monday Word of the Day≈

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Registered: 10-31-1999
≈Monday Word of the Day≈
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Mon, 10-15-2012 - 7:17am

garniture

GAHR-nih-cher

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Registered: 04-01-2002
Mon, 10-15-2012 - 8:35am

I can't even think of something outlandish on this one.   Maybe Sandy can bring it down.

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Registered: 12-16-2004
Mon, 10-15-2012 - 8:52am

I know what this word means in Swedish, yes same word exist  there and it has to do with food here.  I also know what it is in English.

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Registered: 10-31-1999
Mon, 10-15-2012 - 12:24pm
That's the first thing that came to my mind too, Missy. But... alas... Cara gets it right again!

1. embellishment, trimming

2. a set of decorative objects (as vases, urns, or clocks)

"The room was authentically furnished right down to the 16th-century garniture decorating the mantel and the wardrobe."

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Registered: 02-12-2002
Mon, 10-15-2012 - 3:18pm

Fancy decorative objects - hmmmmmm -

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