Definition of Garland

1. Noun. United States singer and film actress (1922-1969).

Exact synonyms: Judy Garland
Generic synonyms: Actress, Singer, Vocaliser, Vocalist, Vocalizer



2. Verb. Adorn with bands of flowers or leaves. "They garlanded the statue"

3. Noun. A city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas).
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: Lone-star State, Texas, Tx

4. Noun. An anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc..
Exact synonyms: Florilegium, Miscellany
Generic synonyms: Anthology

5. Noun. Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes.
Exact synonyms: Chaplet, Coronal, Lei, Wreath
Specialized synonyms: Crown, Bay Wreath, Laurel, Laurel Wreath
Generic synonyms: Floral Arrangement, Flower Arrangement

Definition of Garland

1. n. The crown of a king.

2. v. t. To deck with a garland.

Definition of Garland

1. Proper noun. (surname A=An occupational from=Middle English dot=) for a maker or seller of garlands. ¹

2. Proper noun. Any of a number of places named for persons with the surname, including a large suburb of Dallas, Texas (USA). ¹

3. Noun. A wreath, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration ¹

4. Noun. An accolade or mark of honour ¹

5. Noun. ''coalminers' jargon'' a metal gutter placed round a mine shaft on the inside, to catch water running down inside the shaft and run it into a drainpipe ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To deck or ornament something with a garland ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To form something into a garland ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garland

1. to deck with wreaths of flowers [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Garland

1. 1. The crown of a king. 2. A wreath of chaplet made of branches, flowers, or feathers, and sometimes of precious stones, to be worn on the head like a crown; a coronal; a wreath. 3. The top; the thing most prized. 4. A book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology. "They [ballads] began to be collected into little miscellanies under the name of garlands." (Percy) 5. A sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provision in. A grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling. Origin: OE. Garland, gerlond, OF. Garlande, F. Guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. Wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. Wieren to adorn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Garland

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Literary usage of Garland

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Apparently Garland enjoyed a high reputation as a teacher. Roger Bacon says that he had heard him discourse on the orthography of ' orichalcum ' (Opus Mimte ..."

2. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1892)
"HINTON, J. As the case was presented on the former appeal, it appeared that William H. Garland, executor of Burr Garland (deceased), had brought a suit in ..."

3. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"The Golden Garland of Princely Delight, wherein IB contained the ... A Small Garland of Pious and Godly Songs, composed by a Devout Man. Gant, 1884. 8vo. ..."

4. Publications by Parker Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"Mr. Potter's daughter kindly took us to see the frame of the garland. On our way she showed me the spout or gargoyle over which the rope goes when the ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Charles James Gale, Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Henry Davison, Court of King's Bench, Great Britain (1843)
"The declaration stated, that theretofore, tion stated and in the lifetime of C. Garland, deceased, and before the that m 1832, making of the promise by C. ..."

6. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"Apparently Garland enjoyed a high reputation as a teacher. Roger Bacon says that he had heard him discourse on the orthography of ' orichalcum ' (Opus Mimte ..."

7. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1892)
"HINTON, J. As the case was presented on the former appeal, it appeared that William H. Garland, executor of Burr Garland (deceased), had brought a suit in ..."

8. The Bibliographer's Manual of English Literature: Containing an Account of by William Thomas Lowndes (1864)
"The Golden Garland of Princely Delight, wherein IB contained the ... A Small Garland of Pious and Godly Songs, composed by a Devout Man. Gant, 1884. 8vo. ..."

9. Publications by Parker Society (Great Britain) (1901)
"Mr. Potter's daughter kindly took us to see the frame of the garland. On our way she showed me the spout or gargoyle over which the rope goes when the ..."

10. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench: And by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Charles James Gale, Court of Exchequer Chamber, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Henry Davison, Court of King's Bench, Great Britain (1843)
"The declaration stated, that theretofore, tion stated and in the lifetime of C. Garland, deceased, and before the that m 1832, making of the promise by C. ..."

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