Definition of garret noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɡærət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡærət//
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a room, often a small dark unpleasant one, at the top of a house, especially in the roof compare attic see also loft Word OriginMiddle English (in the sense ‘watchtower’): from Old French garite, from garir ‘defend, provide’, of Germanic origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: garret