Part of speech: noun

A story or room directly under a sloping roof.

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Usage examples "garret":

  1. He led them through a stinking little black courtyard, and up a staircase to a dim garret, where a white- haired man sat on a low bench, stooping and very busy, making shoes. - "The World's Greatest Books, Vol III", Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds..
  2. Childe Charity slept soundly, but every morning the servants would say to her: " What great light and fine talking was that in your back garret?" - "Granny's Wonderful Chair", Frances Browne.
  3. Up in the garret! - "Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman", F. Hopkinson Smith.