Associations to the word «Wreath»

Wiktionary

WREATH, noun. Something twisted, intertwined, or curled.
WREATH, noun. 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.
WREATH, noun. (heraldry) An appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest. It generally represents a twist of two cords of silk, one tinctured like the principal metal, the other like the principal color in the coat of arms.
WREATH, verb. To place an entwined circle of flowers upon or around something.
WREATH, verb. To wrap around something in a circle.

Dictionary definition

WREATH, noun. Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats