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noun [countable]     garter pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a ring made of elastic that you wear around your sock or stocking to prevent it from falling down
  2. 2
    American a short piece of elastic hanging from a piece of women’s underwear that can be fastened to her stockings to prevent them from falling down. The British word is suspender.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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