Associations to the word «Garland»

Pictures for the word «Garland»


GARLAND, noun. A wreath, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration.
GARLAND, noun. An accolade or mark of honour.
GARLAND, noun. (mining) A metal gutter placed round a mineshaft on the inside, to catch water running down inside the shaft and run it into a drainpipe.
GARLAND, noun. The crown of a monarch.
GARLAND, noun. (dated) A book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology.
GARLAND, noun. The top; the thing most prized.
GARLAND, noun. (nautical) A sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provisions in.
GARLAND, noun. (nautical) A grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling.
GARLAND, verb. (transitive) To deck or ornament something with a garland
GARLAND, verb. (transitive) To form something into a garland
GARLAND, proper noun. An occupational surname​ for a maker or seller of garlands.
GARLAND, proper noun. Any of a number of places named for persons with the surname, including a large suburb of Dallas, Texas (USA).
GARLAND CHRYSANTHEMUM, noun. An Asian herb eaten as greens, Chrysanthemum coronarium
GARLAND CHRYSANTHEMUMS, noun. Plural of garland chrysanthemum

Dictionary definition

GARLAND, noun. United States singer and film actress (1922-1969).
GARLAND, noun. A city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas).
GARLAND, noun. An anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc..
GARLAND, noun. Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes.
GARLAND, verb. Adorn with bands of flowers or leaves; "They garlanded the statue".

Wise words

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