G`ARTER, n.1. A string or band used to tie a stocking to the leg.2. The badge of an order of knighthood in Great Britain, called the order of the garter, instituted by Edward III. This order is a college or corporation.3. The principal king at arms.4. The term in heraldry, signifying the half of a bend.
G`ARTER, v.t. To bind with a garter.1. To invest with the order of the garter.