- 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
The president stood in front of a wreath for several moments, placed his hand on it and then saluted.
But here was one mighty wave that was always itself, and every fluted swirl of it, constant as the wreathing of a shell.English: Composition and Literature|W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
Across the face of the country, wisps and attenuated clouds of smoke were wreathing their way up and melting in the blue.The Code of the Mountains|Charles Neville Buck
Amid the wreathing vapours a figure of unearthly proportions carried to the sea a white-robed form with long flowing hair.Baron Bruno|Louisa Morgan
The harbour was filled with volumes of smoke, purple and black, wreathing and sidling eastwards, from steamers and chimneys.Letters from America|Rupert Brooke
The pole lay with one end supported on a trestle, and women were engaged in wreathing it from the top downwards with wild-flowers.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy