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Wreath meaning

wreath - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. Something twisted, intertwined, or curled; as, a wreath of smoke; a wreath of flowers.
  2. 2. A garland; a chaplet, esp. one given to a victor.
  3. 3. An appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest ( see Illust. of Crest). It generally represents a twist of two cords of silk, one tinctured like the principal metal, the other like the principal color in the arms.
  4. 4. Something twisted; a garland.

wreath - examples of usage

  1. Thank you so much for your kind note, and for your share in the beautiful wreath you girls sent in memory of my dear father." - "The Crevice", William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander.
  2. But engraved," Calliope mounted to her climax, " a bran' new dress an' a wreath in her hair is the least she'll stop at." - "Friendship Village", Zona Gale.
  3. As they were still speaking, a dense wreath of smoke, with flickering points of flame rising beneath it, was seen in the direction of the cliff. - "Won from the Waves", W.H.G. Kingston.
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