verb (used with object), wreathed; wreathed or (Archaic) wreath·en; wreath·ing.
verb (used without object), wreathed; wreathed or (Archaic) wreath·en; wreath·ing.
Origin of wreathe
Examples from the Web for wreathe
In epicurean Rome it was a marionette that invited you to wreathe yourself with roses before they could fade.The Lords of the Ghostland|Edgar Saltus
Then wreathe these double fringes thickly and closely round the bars of the grate, securing them with pins.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book|Eliza Leslie
It is but making her a flaunting paradox to wreathe her in gems and flowers.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
It was in her power for a time to wreathe him with incongruous objects.The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
And laugh of glee, and song of mirth, then wreathe their merry twine.
British Dictionary definitions for wreathe
Word Origin for wreathe
Word Origin and History for wreathe
1520s, a back-formation from wrethen, Middle English past participle of writhe. Related: Wreathed; wreathing.