Definition of Bay wreath
1. Noun. (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory.
Generic synonyms: Chaplet, Coronal, Garland, Lei, Wreath
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Category relationships: Antiquity
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Literary usage of Bay wreath
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Rural Wreath: Or, Life Among the Flowers by Laura Greenwood (1855)
"... bay wreath. Laurus Carolinensis. LANGUAGE — GLORY. WHAT is glory ? What is fame ? The echo of a long-lost name ; A breath, an idle hour's brief talk ..."
2. Songs of the Sun-lands by Joaquin Miller (1873)
"A bay wreath woven by the son-down west Hangs damp and stain'd upon the dank gray wall, ... A bay-wreath gathered by the seas that call To orient Cathay, ..."
3. The Royal Gallery of Poetry and Art: An Illustrated Book of the Favorite by Nathan David Thompson (1886)
"A bay-wreath woven by the sun-down west Hangs damp and stained upon the dank gray wall, Above thy time-soiled tomb and tattered crest; A bay-wreath gathered ..."