Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 12/18/19 Wreath

Wreath (noun, verb)
wreath [reeth]
(previously 12-23-13)

noun, plural wreaths [reethz, reeths]
1. a circular band of flowers, foliage, or any ornamental work, for adorning the head or for any decorative purpose; a garland or chaplet.
2. any ringlike, curving, or curling mass or formation: a wreath of clouds.
3. a. a curved section of a handrail.
b. Also called wreath·piece. a curved section of a string.

verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
4. to wreathe.

OTHER WORDS FROM WREATH
wreath·like, adjective

Can be confused: wraith, wreathe, writhe.

WORDS RELATED TO WREATH
bouquet, garland, ringlet, festoon, circlet, crown, bay, band, loop, coronet, laurel, ring, chaplet, lei, coronal

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: before 1000; Middle English wrethe, Old English writha something wound or coiled; akin to writhe

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