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garland

[ gahr-luh nd ]SEE DEFINITION OF garland

Synonyms for garland

  • wreath
  • bays
  • chaplet
  • coronal
  • crown
  • festoon
  • honors
  • laurel
  • palm
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They attire themselves with care, they braid the garland, and they tune the pipe.

Woe to those who must gather the garland of pain—which is remorse-after death!

He is led in drunk, and welcomed by Agathon, whom he has come to crown with a garland.

This kind of garland is made also of ivy, with small red balls.

It were, indeed, to weave Cyprus with the garland of the Bride!

Because the most were heroic, and for the sake of that most, all Confederate soldiers wore the garland.

He passed other bivouacs—men of Rodes's, of Garland's, of Trimble's.

As I closed this story, Cameron said: "Garland, you tell that as if you believed in it."

Garland, will you purvey another psychic and conduct the pursuit?

"Don't expect too much of the Garland Homestead," I repeated.

WORD ORIGIN

"wreath of flowers," c.1300 (mid-13c. in Anglo-Latin), from Old French garlande, perhaps from Frankish *weron "adorn, bedeck" (cf. Middle High German wieren "adorn, bedeck"), from PIE *wei- "to turn, twist" (see wire).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GARLAND

anthology

nounliterary collection
  • album
  • analect
  • compendium
  • compilation
  • digest
  • garland
  • omnibus
  • selection
  • treasury

crown

nountiara for royalty
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