verb (used with object)
Origin of garland
Related Words for garlandedilluminated, decorated, adorned, embellished, bedeck, embellish, festoon, beautify, decorate, adorn, clothe, wrought, exemplified, depicted, delineated, embossed, portrayed, trim, appoint, garland
Examples from the Web for garlanded
Historical Examples of garlanded
The one most honored as the president of the meeting was crowned and garlanded.Welsh Fairy Tales
William Elliott Griffis
How fair and fresh and beautiful she was, garlanded with flowers and radiantly happy.The Trail of '98
Robert W. Service
Then the gods came forth from their hiding place, and garlanded Siva.
They are then led into the house, and garlanded with jasmine or Nerium flowers.
She bare a mirror in her hand, and she was crowned and garlanded.Long Will
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.