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 Garter (g hard).Gascona’de (3 syl., g hard). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gar’vies (2 syl., g soft).
 
Sprats. So called from Inch Garvie, an isle in the Frith of Forth, near which they are caught.   1
 


 Garter (g hard).Gascona’de (3 syl., g hard). 

 
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