What does garland mean?

Definitions for garland
ˈgɑr ləndgar·land

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Garland, Judy Garland(noun)

    United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)

  2. Garland(noun)

    a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)

  3. florilegium, garland, miscellany(noun)

    an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.

  4. wreath, garland, coronal, chaplet, lei(verb)

    flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes

  5. garland(verb)

    adorn with bands of flowers or leaves

    "They garlanded the statue"

Wiktionary

  1. garland(Noun)

    A wreath, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration

    Etymology: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).

  2. garland(Noun)

    An accolade or mark of honour

    Etymology: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).

  3. garland(Noun)

    coalminers' jargon a metal gutter placed round a mine shaft on the inside, to catch water running down inside the shaft and run it into a drainpipe

    Etymology: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).

  4. garland(Verb)

    To deck or ornament something with a garland

    Etymology: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).

  5. garland(Verb)

    To form something into a garland

    Etymology: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).

  6. Garland(ProperNoun)

    for a maker or seller of garlands.

    Etymology: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).

  7. Garland(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of places named for persons with the surname, including a large suburb of Dallas, Texas (USA).

    Etymology: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Garland(noun)

    the crown of a king

    Etymology: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]

  2. Garland(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]

  3. Garland(noun)

    the top; the thing most prized

    Etymology: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]

  4. Garland(noun)

    a book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology

    Etymology: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]

  5. Garland(noun)

    a sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provision in

    Etymology: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]

  6. Garland(noun)

    a grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling

    Etymology: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]

  7. Garland(verb)

    to deck with a garland

    Etymology: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]

Freebase

  1. Garland

    Garland is a city in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a large city northeast of Dallas and is a part of the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex. It is located almost entirely within Dallas County, except for small portions in Collin County. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 226,876, making it the eighty-seventh most populous city in the United States of America and the twelfth most populous city in the state of Texas In 2008, Garland was ranked #67 on CNN and Money magazine's list of the "Top 100 Places to Live".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Garland

    gär′land, n. a wreath of flowers or leaves: a name for a book of extracts in prose or poetry: (Shak.) the thing most prized.—v.t. to deck with a garland.—n. Gar′landāge, a decoration of garlands.—adj. Gar′landless.—n. Gar′landry, garlands collectively.--Civic garland, a crown of oak-leaves bestowed on a Roman soldier who saved a fellow-citizen's life in battle. [O. Fr. garlande; prob. Old High Ger. wiara, fine ornament.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. garland

    A collar of ropes formerly wound round the head of the mast, to keep the shrouds from chafing. Also, a strap lashed to a spar when hoisting it in. Also, a large rope grommet, to place shot in on deck. Also, in shore-batteries, a band, whether of iron or stone, to retain shot together in their appointed place. Also, the ring in a target, in which the mark is set. Also, a wreath made by crossing three small hoops, and covering them with silk and ribbons, hoisted to the main-topgallant-stay of a ship on the day of the captain's wedding; but on a seaman's wedding, to the appropriate mast to which he is stationed. Also, a sort of cabbage-net, whose opening is extended by a hoop, and used by sailors to contain their day's provisions, being hung up to the beams within their berth, safe from cats, rats, ants, and cockroaches.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. garland

    A sort of chaplet made of flowers, feathers, and sometimes of precious stones, worn on the head in the manner of a crown. Both in ancient and modern times it has been customary to present garlands of flowers to warriors who have distinguished themselves. A beautiful young woman was generally selected for that purpose.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of garland in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of garland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of garland in a Sentence

  1. Orrin Hatch:

    To this day, I think well of Merrick Garland, and I think he's a fine person, i remain convinced that the best way for the Senate to do its job is to conduct the confirmation process after this toxic presidential election season is over.

  2. Adam Jentleson:

    The Republican Senate refuses to hold hearings on [ Supreme Court nominee ] Judge [ Merrick ] Garland, refuses to fund the President’s request for Zika aid and takes the most days off of any The Republican Senate since 1956, but thinks Facebook hearings are a matter of urgent national interest.

  3. Mazie Hirono:

    I think we've had those kinds of vacancies before, and we certainly had over a one-year vacancy with Merrick Garland, so the world does not come to an end because we don't fill all of the nominees.

  4. Lady Gaga:

    It's the land of Elvis, Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra, the Rat Pack, Elton John, Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli. It has been a life-long dream of mine to play Las Vegas. I am humbled to be a part of a historical line-up of performers, and to have the honor of creating a new show unlike anything Las Vegas has ever seen before. I'll tell you exactly what I told my MGM and Park Theater partners — you can count on this performer always for one thing … I'll leave my heart on the stage every single night.

  5. Oscar Levant:

    The first time I met and embraced Judy Garland, it made pharmaceutical history.

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