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wreaths, plural;
  1. An arrangement of flowers, leaves, or stems fastened in a ring and used for decoration or for laying on a grave

  2. A carved representation of such a wreath

  3. A similar ring made of or resembling soft, twisted material
    • - a gold wreath
  4. A representation of such a ring below a crest (esp. where it joins a helmet)

  5. A curl or ring of smoke or cloud
    • - wreaths of mist swirled up into the cold air
  6. A snowdrift


  1. flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
  2. A wreath is an assortment of flowers, leaves, fruits, twigs and/or various materials that is constructed to resemble a ring. They are used typically as Christmas decorations to symbolize the coming of Christ, also known as the Advent season in Christianity. ...
  3. A wreath is a headdress made from leaves, grasses, flowers or branches. It is typically worn in festive occasions and on holy days and has a long history and association with ancient pageants and ceremonies. The wreath most often has an annular geometric construction.
  4. Something twisted, intertwined, or curled; An ornamental circular band made e.g. of plaited flowers and leaves, and used as decoration; a garland; a chaplet, especially one given to a victor; An appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest. ...
  5. is a section of handrail that appears to twist around a corner as it rises up or drops down. These are carved out of large solid blocks of wood.
  6. A circle of flowers that sits above the crown of the head or lower, encircling the forehead.
  7. To dream that you see a wreath of fresh flowers, denotes that great opportunities for enriching yourself will soon present themselves before you. A withered wreath bears sickness and wounded love. To see a bridal wreath, foretells a happy ending to uncertain engagements.
  8. A circle of flowers and / or leaves that is often decorated with ribbons and bows. Wreaths are generally used as a centerpiece of a decorated area, or are seen above doorways. A small wreath may also be worn by the bride atop her head, if she so wishes. ...
  9. A ring or crown made of leaves or flowers.
  10. 1. A wreath consisting of twisted strips of material serves as a link between the crest and the helmet, particularly in English heraldry. 2. A wreath of leaves may be used to surround a charge on a shiled, which is then said to be "wreathed.""
  11. a garland or chaplet; the wreath upon which the crest is usually borne is composed of two bands of silk twisted together
  12. The roll or chaplet above the shield, supporting the crest. It is supposed to represent a twist of two silken cords, one tinctured like the principal metal, the other like the principal color, in the arms. Wreaths may also be circular, but the straight wreath is by far the more common.
  13. The red and white stripped item, on top of the helm.
  14. A ring of flowers or other decorative materials that can function as centerpiece, headpiece, or door hanger.
  15. That part of a stair handrail which is curved both on plan and in elevation
  16. A circular headpiece usually decorated with flowers.
  17. A full-circle garland of flowers often woven with ribbon that sits on top of the head, a wreath is perfect for an outdoor wedding and adorable on flower girls.
  18. a term referencing any of the stairway’s or balustrade’s components that radius while ascending; e.g. a curved stairway is, in essence, a wreath.
  19. State cap of Lord Mayor of London. Cliapeau, or Cap of maintenance.