Definition of Laurel wreath

1. Noun. An award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.




2. Noun. (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory.
Exact synonyms: Bay Wreath, Laurel
Generic synonyms: Chaplet, Coronal, Garland, Lei, Wreath
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Category relationships: Antiquity

Definition of Laurel wreath

1. Noun. A wreath worn on the head as a symbol of victory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laurel Wreath

laureateship
laureateships
laureating
laureation
laureations
laurel
laurel-tree
laurel cherry
laurel family
laurel fever
laurel green
laurel oak
laurel sumac
laurel water
laurel willow
laurel wreath (current term)
laureled
laureling
laurelite
laurelled
laurelling
laurels
laurelwood
laurence-moon-biedl syndrome
laurentian
laurer
laurestina
laurestine
laurestines
lauric

Literary usage of Laurel wreath

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"It was but a short step from the carrying of laurel for purpose of inspiration to the crowning of the inspired with laurel, and the laurel wreath evolved ..."

2. Principles of Economics by Frank William Taussig (1921)
"The love of distinction; can it be satisfied by the laurel wreath? Mixture of higher and lower aspects in the love of distinction. ..."

3. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"... (after the knights had approached the pavilion in which were the general and the ladies,) holding a laurel wreath in his hand, with the following ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1892)
"The laurel wreath, or Affection's Keepsake. Original Prose and Poetry. Second edition. TP Collins, New York, 1844. THIS is a neat little volume, ..."

5. The New Englander (1843)
"The laurel wreath, or Affection's Keepsake. Original Prose and Poetry. Second edition. TP Collins, New York, 1844. THIS is a neat little volume, ..."

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