Garter can refer to:
- Garter (stockings), an item of clothing used to hold up stockings
- Order of the Garter, the senior British order of chivalry
- Ladies of the Garter (1358-1488), female members of the mediaeval Order of the Garter
- List of Knights and Ladies of the Garter, knights and ladies of the Garter from 1348
- Garter Principal King of Arms, an officer of the Order of the Garter
- Garter snake
- Sleeve garter
Other articles related to "garter":
... Whipsnake Pituophis catenifer Gopher Snake Thamnophis atratus Aquatic Garter Snake Thamnophis couchii Sierra Garter Snake Thamnophis elegans Terrestrial Garter Snake Thamnophis ordinoides Northwestern Garter Snake ...
... The narrow-headed garter snake, Thamnophis rufipunctatus, is a threatened species of garter snake, endemic to the southwestern United States and adjacent northwestern Mexico ... Its common names also include narrowhead garter snake and narrowhead watersnake ...
... Elapsoidea is a genus of venomous elapid snake commonly known as venomous garter snakes or African garter snakes ... the name, they are unrelated to the harmless North American garter snake species ...
... His appointment, on 6 August 1842, as Garter principal king-of-arms, in succession to Sir William Woods, and in conformity with custom he was knighted (28 August) ... investing the kings of Denmark, Portugal, and France with the blue riband of the Order of the Garter in 1822, 1823, and 1825 ... In his capacity as Garter King he was sent as joint-commissioner to invest the king of Saxony in 1842, the sultan of Turkey in 1856, the king of Portugal in 1858 ...
Famous quotes containing the word garter:
“When first this order was ordained, my lords,
Knights of the Garter were of noble birth,
Valiant and virtuous, full of haughty courage.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
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—Margaret Atwood (b. 1939)