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wreath Idioms & Phrases


bay wreath

  • noun (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
    bay wreath; laurel.
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bridal wreath

  • noun Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowers
    Francoa ramosa; bridal wreath.
  • noun shrub having copious small white flowers in spring
    Spiraea prunifolia; Saint Peter's wreath; bridal-wreath; bridal wreath.
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bridal-wreath

  • noun Chilean evergreen shrub having delicate spikes of small white flowers
    Francoa ramosa; bridal wreath.
  • noun shrub having copious small white flowers in spring
    Spiraea prunifolia; Saint Peter's wreath; bridal-wreath; bridal wreath.
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laurel wreath

  • noun an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
    decoration; palm; medallion; medal; ribbon.
  • noun (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory
    bay wreath; laurel.
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Saint Peter's wreath

  • noun shrub having copious small white flowers in spring
    Spiraea prunifolia; Saint Peter's wreath; bridal-wreath; bridal wreath.
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  • (Bot.), a shrubby kind of Spiræa (S. hypericifolia), having long slender branches covered with clusters of small white blossoms in spring.
Webster 1913

st. peter's wreath

  • noun shrub having copious small white flowers in spring
    Spiraea prunifolia; Saint Peter's wreath; bridal-wreath; bridal wreath.
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wreath-shell

Wreath"-shell` noun
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  1. (Zoöl.) A marine shell of the genus Turbo. See Turbo.
Webster 1913

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