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  • n. The state of being a garden; the status, respect, or appearance befitting a proper garden.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being a garden; the status, aspect, or appearance proper to a garden.


From garden +‎ -hood. (Wiktionary)


  • There was what they called a ridotto el fresco at Vauxhall, (1066) for which one paid half-a-guinea, though, except some thousand more lamps and a covered passage all round the garden, which took off from the gardenhood, there was nothing better than on a common night.

    The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford — Volume 3


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