Part of speech: noun

A vitreous transparent stone, used as a gem; deepred color.

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Usage examples "garnet":

  1. At the 1843 convention in Buffalo, N. Y., Henry Highland Garnet tried to persuade the movement to declare violence an acceptable tool in the destruction of slavery. - "The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America", Norman Coombs.
  2. If a feller was made of pure gold from head to feet, with diamond eyes and a garnet nose, do you s'pose he would look so good to me as Josiah Allen duz? - "Sweet Cicely Or Josiah Allen as a Politician", Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley).
  3. Sir Garnet Wolseley stood by him through thick and thin. - "The Life of Froude", Herbert Paul.