Gar`nish*ee" (?), n. Law

One who is garnished; a person upon whom garnishment has been served in a suit by a creditor against a debtor, such person holding property belonging to the debtor, or owing him money.

⇒ The order by which warning is made is called a garnishee order.

 

© Webster 1913.


Gar`nish*ee", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garnisheed (-&emac;d); p. pr. & vb. n. Garnisheeing.] Law (a)

To make (a person) a garnishee; to warn by garnishment; to garnish.

(b)

To attach (the fund or property sought to be secured by garnishment); to trustee.

 

© Webster 1913.

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