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wreath




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wreath
     1. n. Something twisted, intertwined, or curled.
           a wreath of smoke;  a wreath of clouds
     2. n. An ornamental circular band made, for example, of plaited flowers and leaves, and used as decoration; a garland or chaplet, especially one given to a victor.
     3. n. (heraldry) An appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest; an orle, a torse. It generally represents a twist of two cords of silk, one tinctured like the principal metal, the ot
     4. n. A defect in glass.
     5. v. To place an entwined circle of flowers upon or around something.
     6. v. To wrap around something in a circle.
           At the funeral, a circle of comrades wreathed the grave of the honored deceased.
     7. v. (intransitive) To curl, writhe or spiral in the form of a wreath.

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That's what put that wreath in your hair? 


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