garter


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Related to garter: garter stitch, Order of the Garter
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Synonyms for garter

a band (usually elastic) worn around the leg to hold up a stocking (or around the arm to hold up a sleeve)

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fasten with or as if with a garter

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The redeemed captive had not altogether so much of the human-angelic species: she seemed to be at least of the middle age, nor had her face much appearance of beauty; but her cloaths being torn from all the upper part of her body, her breasts, which were well formed and extremely white, attracted the eyes of her deliverer, and for a few moments they stood silent, and gazing at each other; till the ruffian on the ground beginning to move, Jones took the garter which had been intended for another purpose, and bound both his hands behind him.
Tarzan pushed Numa forward until his head was almost in the aperture, then as though it were an afterthought, he turned quickly and, taking the machine gun from the parapet, placed it in the bottom of the hole close at hand, after which he turned again to Numa, and with his knife quickly cut the garters that held the bags upon his front paws.
Nine oils, Merrylegs, missing tips, garters, banners, and Ponging, eh
Tenders are invited for One Set Of Spares Required For 500 Cfm Capacity Btdjm Jodel Air Compressor Consisting Of 1 Assembly Of 6 Piece Packing With Garter Spring - - Qty - 04 Nos 2 Assembly Of 3 Piece Packing With Garter Spring - Qty - 04 Nos.
The Star and Garter, a Grade II listed building so renowned it is protected by an Act of Parliament, has been converted into 86 luxury apartments and duplexes.
Award-winning residential developer London Square will be showcasing The Star and Garter, a magnificent collection of luxury apartments for sale within one of the capital's most historic landmarks overlooking the Thames and Richmond Park in Richmond, West London.
Elsewhere, Normanby Village edge a keenly contested game against Hemlington Social Club by the odd goal in nine, Star and Garter impressively brushed aside Marton Rovers 7-1 and Park End struck inside four minutes to set themselves up for a convincing 9-0 win over CCMI.
The Roundel ward at the Royal Star and Garter has retained its level one status following an announced inspection by Dementia Care Matters.
CREATIVE John Hill THRILLED Kim Sears has found her something new for the day she marries Andy Murray - after a bridal shop sent her a crystalcovered garter.
Now Charlotte Church has been cast as Polly Garter in a film version of Dylan Thomas' "play for voices" which will star Rhys Ifans as First Voice.
Now Charlotte Church has been cast as Polly Garter in a film version of Dylan Thomas' 'play for voices' which will star Rhys Ifans as First Voice.
In addition to the handmade garter, she provides each bride with a simple garter for the traditional reception garter-toss in order to keep the handcrafted one as a keepsake.
According to Larry Garter, Managing Director of Laurence Consulting, “Our aim is provide a clear roadmap and plan, for when and how to implement the appropriate actions, dealing pro-actively to maximize cash flow and understand borrowing, and mitigate other issues, and explore ways to increase sales even in the face of this.
Passed away in his sleep at the Royal Star and Garter Home in Solihull on 3rd August 2012.