noun, plural wreaths [reethz, reeths]. /riðz, riθs/.
- a curved section of a handrail.
- Also called wreathpiece . a curved section of a string.
verb (used with or without object)
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OTHER WORDS FROM wreathwreathlike, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for wreath
As the expedition ended, the project’s research vessel came to a stop, sounded its whistle and a memorial wreath was placed on the ocean, the company said.
Plus “The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth/And the smoke it encircled his head like a wreath”?
He will then visit the Western Wall and lay a wreath at the Holocaust memorial at Mount Herzl.
A wreath of green leaves is placed on her head where a red band stands out against her white-blond shaved head.
For Coming Soon, Gordon's initial plan was to make and then display her wreath paintings in a low-budget California tract house.Kim Gordon: Going Solo After Sonic Youth, and Why She Identifies With ‘Girls’|Andrew Romano|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Three were unadorned; one bore a wreath, red ribbons, and a name: Adolf Hitler.The Real Monuments Men: The Coronation Chamber of Hitler|Robert Edsel|February 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its tiny wreath of smoke curled lightly about her, mounting up in the warm, bright room.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
“Chaplet”—a wreath or garland signed for by him in his ambitious hopes—expresses his birth-date by Con.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
I have drawn him gray and woolly, and you can see that he is very proud because he has a wreath of flowers in his hair.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
What suggestions it brings to us as we look upon a paintin' of a wreath of flowers, or fruit, or a handsome lady!The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Let the folds be adorned with leaves and branches fastened to them, while a trailing wreath covers the gay-decked gates.The Religion of Ancient Rome|Cyril Bailey