Garland


Garland
Garland Gar"land, n. [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.] [1913 Webster] 1. The crown of a king. [Obs.] --Graffon. [1913 Webster]

2. A wreath of chaplet made of branches, flowers, or feathers, and sometimes of precious stones, to be worn on the head like a crown; a coronal; a wreath. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. The top; the thing most prized. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. A book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology. [1913 Webster]

They [ballads] began to be collected into little miscellanies under the name of garlands. --Percy. [1913 Webster]

5. (Naut.) (a) A sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provision in. (b) A grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling. [1913 Webster]


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