Ga'rrison. n.s. [garnison, French.]
- Soldiers placed in a fortified town or castle to defend it.
How oft he said to me,
Thou art no soldier fit for Cupid's garrison. Sidney, b. i.
- Fortified place stored with soldiers.
Whom the old Roman wall so ill confin'd,
With a new chain of garrisons you bind. Waller.
- The state of being placed in a fortification for its defence.
Some of them that are laid in garrison will do no great hurt to the enemies. Spenser on Ireland.