verb (used with object)
- garibaldi, giuseppe,
- garland, hamlin,
- garland, judy,
- garlic mustard,
Origin of garland
Examples from the Web for garland
“Veterans choose the University of Phoenix,” said Garland Williams, its vice president for military affairs.‘Degree Mills’ Are Exploiting Veterans and Making Millions Off the GI Bill|Aaron Glantz|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps the people who want Garland out just wish ASU could be as all-black as possible.Is John Garland Guilty of Teaching While White at Alabama State?|John McWhorter|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She drew round the verses a garland of flowers, and signed it with her pet name, Lorchen.Beethoven in Love: The Woman Who Captivated the Young Composer|John Suchet|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Make sure you notice the garland, Funk said encouragingly, “It was embroidered by women in Ohio.”
Garland, who became estranged from her mother, described her as “no good for anything except to create chaos and fear.”A Modern Family Drama: Behind the Ariel Winter Abuse Allegations|Christine Pelisek, Maria Elena Fernandez|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mr. Garland's family claimed so much of my attention—in fact, I supported them—that I was not able to accumulate anything.Behind the Scenes|Elizabeth Keckley
Miss Garland looked at him, smiling intently, and went to the window again.
Its significance is repeated in another Italian proverb that tells us that "One flower does not make a garland."Proverb Lore|F. Edward Hulme
This was the man who had been left by Mr. Garland in charge of the house, and who was to stay and work for Mr. March.Nelly's Silver Mine|Helen Hunt Jackson
"Miss Garland could hardly leave your mother," Rowland observed.
Word Origin for garland
"wreath of flowers," c.1300 (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), from Old French garlande, perhaps from Frankish *weron "adorn, bedeck" (cf. Middle High German wieren "adorn, bedeck"), from PIE *wei- "to turn, twist" (see wire).
early 15c., "to make a garland;" 1590s, "to crown with a garland," from garland (n.). Related: Garlanded; garlanding.