De*gar"nish (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Degarnished (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Degarnishing.] [F. d'egarnir; pref. d'e-, des- (L. dis-) + garnir to furnish. See Garnish, and cf. Disgarnish.]

1.

To strip or deprive of entirely, as of furniture, ornaments, etc.; to disgarnish; as, to degarnish a house, etc.

[R.]

2.

To deprive of a garrison, or of troops necessary for defense; as, to degarnish a city or fort.

[R.]

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