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garnish -- as in: garnished with parsley
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Oliver Twist
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  • He was likewise furnished with a felt hat well garnished with turnpike tickets; and a carter’s whip.
  • The man who growled out these words, was a stoutly-built fellow of about five-and-thirty, in a black velveteen coat, very soiled drab breeches, lace-up half boots, and grey cotton stockings which inclosed a bulky pair of legs, with large swelling calves;—the kind of legs, which in such costume, always look in an unfinished and incomplete state without a set of fetters to garnish them.
  • At any other time, this remonstrance, and the tone in which it was delivered, would have had the desired effect; but the girl being really weak and exhausted, dropped her head over the back of the chair, and fainted, before Mr. Sikes could get out a few of the appropriate oaths with which, on similar occasions, he was accustomed to garnish his threats.

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  • She garnished the plate with parsley.
  • She used parsley as garnish.

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