gnomery

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gnome +‎ -ery

Noun[edit]

gnomery (countable and uncountable, plural gnomeries)

  1. (countable) A place set aside for the display of garden gnomes.
    • 2012, Ruth Petrie, Notes from the Garden
      His gnomery at Lamport Hall, Northamptonshire, lasted until the second world war, when soldiers used the ceramic inhabitants for target practice.
  2. (uncountable) The craft of displaying and arranging garden gnomes.