Definition of Bay wreath

1. Noun. (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory.

Exact synonyms: Laurel, Laurel Wreath
Generic synonyms: Chaplet, Coronal, Garland, Lei, Wreath
Geographical relationships: Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic
Category relationships: Antiquity

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bay Wreath

bay leaf
bay leaves
bay lynx
bay myrtle
bay platform
bay platforms
bay region
bay rum
bay salt
bay scallop
bay sore
bay tree
bay willow
bay window
bay windows
bay wreath (current term)
bay yarn
bay yarns

Literary usage of Bay wreath

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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 ..."

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