- a curved section of a handrail.
- Also called wreathpiece . a curved section of a string.
Origin of wreath
OTHER WORDS FROM wreathwreathlike, adjective
How to use wreath in a sentence
On a shelf near one of these windows stood the little Madonna, again wreathed with vines as in San Pasquale.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
They burst out of the mouth of the canyon, a smoke-wreathed whirlwind, heading for the protection of the river.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He leapt back beyond the table, and threw himself on guard, his lips still wreathed in their mysterious smile.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The emblems on his monument are a branch of beech, a winged A, a wreathed snake and a lamp.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
A woman was beside him, dark eyes flashing through her mask, red lips wreathed into a smile.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner