1. the vagina [euph.].
|Songs Comic and Satyrical 151: Does th’ Empress of Joy [...] Wear Garters above, or ’low knee?‘Transit of Venus’ in|
2. (US prison) an indeterminate prison sentence [SE garter, which stretches].
|DU (1949) 279/2: A sentence of imprisonment is a rap [...] Garter is an indeterminate sentence – say from two to ten years .in Partridge|
|DAUL 77/1: Garter. (Very rare) A prison term of uncertain length, with wide difference between minimum and maximum terms.et al.|
|Prison Sl. 20: An indeterminate sentence is a sentence range imposed to a convicted felon requiring the inmate to serve no less than a minimum number and no more than a maximum number of years […] (Archaic: garter).|
SE in slang uses
see have someone’s guts for garters under gut n.
to caress sexually; to have sexual intercourse.
|‘The Winchester Wedding’ in Merry Songs and Ballads (1897) IV 50: Cause Arthur had stolen her Garter, / And swore he would tye it himself.|
|‘The Winchester Wedding’ in Pills to Purge Melancholy I 24: Cause Arthur had stolen her Garter, / And swore he would tye it himself.|
|‘Love’s Holiday Is Come’ in Merry Songs and Ballads (1897) II 134: And in seeking the Garter, much pleasure was found.|
|‘Hark the Cock Crow’d’ in Merry Songs and Ballads (1897) IV 242: Roger the trusty, tell Rachel the lusty, / The Barn’s a brave place to steal Garters.|
to caress a woman sexually.
|in Choyce Drollery (1876) 45: The fair maid spread her legs abroad, / The young man fell between, / Such tying of a Garter I think was never seen.|
|in Pills to Purge Melancholy : The Maid she held her Legs so wide, / The Young man slipt between, / Such tying of a Garter, / You have but seldom seen.|
|in Ozark Folksongs and Folklore (1992) I 164: I tickled her bubbies, I patted her ass. / She felt my prick and she played with my balls, / She kicked and she farted and let out a squall. / She spread out her legs and I jumped in between, / Such tying up garters has never been seen.|