garnishee

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EtymologyEdit

A derivative word from garnish: from Germanic warnjan to guard: through Old French garnir: to Middle English

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NounEdit

garnishee ‎(plural garnishees)

  1. (law) the person whose money is garnished

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VerbEdit

garnishee ‎(third-person singular simple present garnishees, present participle garnisheeing, simple past and past participle garnisheed)

  1. (transitive, law) the act of attaching the property sought to be secured.
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