What does the word garner mean?

Usage examples for garner

  1. But there come days when, with a grateful, sober joy- the joy of feeling thankful that things have not been worse, that one has somehow emerged, and that there is after all a little good grain in the garner- one gathers one's faults and misdeeds into heaps for the burning. – The Silent Isle by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. We garner them for our own use and benefit absolutely, and when we are gone they may well be distributed among other book- lovers for aught we care. – The Book-Hunter at Home by P. B. M. Allan
  3. I wuz born near Garner, Wake County, North Carolina. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration