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GARRET (from the O. Fr. garite, moder...

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Originally appearing in Volume V11, Page 474 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GARRET (from the O. Fr. garite, modern guerite, a watch-tower, connected ultimately with " guard " and " ward "), properly a small look-out tower built on a wall, and hence the name given to a room on the top storey of a building, the sloping ceiling of which is formed by the roof.
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