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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Origin of wreath
OTHER WORDS FROM wreathwreathlike, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for wreath
The president stood in front of a wreath for several moments, placed his hand on it and then saluted.
The “Royal March” of Italy was played, first baldly, then with manifold clinging and wreathing variations.Aurora the Magnificent|Gertrude Hall
Have you ever looked into your hearts, in that fashion, and seen the wreathing smoke and the flashing fire there?Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
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
By the glow of a wood fire, wreathing flame up the wide chimney, she saw her aunt's face; it was pale and tense with suspicion.The Higher Court|Mary Stewart Daggett
Many an hour they pondered over it, surmising this and that and wreathing it with sanguine fancies.Through the Gates of Old Romance|W. Jay Mills