Garland, Judy Garland(noun)
United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)
florilegium, garland, miscellany(noun)
an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
wreath, garland, coronal, chaplet, lei(verb)
flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
adorn with bands of flowers or leaves
"They garlanded the statue"
A wreath, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration
An accolade or mark of honour
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
To deck or ornament something with a garland
To form something into a garland
for a maker or seller of garlands.
Any of a number of places named for persons with the surname, including a large suburb of Dallas, Texas (USA).
Origin: From gerlande (compare French guirlande).
the crown of a king
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
the top; the thing most prized
a book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology
a sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provision in
a grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling
to deck with a garland
Origin: [OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren to adorn.]
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
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
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
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.
A length of artificial or real flowers used as a decoration you wrap around something in the home or outdoors, created in various colors, materials, sizes and styles, usually used at Christmas.
We have a garland we love to use at Christmas and wrap it around the banister on the staircase.Submitted by MC Harmonious on September 9, 2015
The numerical value of garland in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of garland in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of garland in a Sentence
I was sure it was going to be Judy Garland.
Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.
(Obama) could easily name Merrick Garland, who is a fine man.
The first time I met and embraced Judy Garland, it made pharmaceutical history.
Garland is a moderate, careful jurist with a broad, bipartisan array of admirers.
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- kunnianosoitus, köynnös, seppeleFinnish
- ծաղկեպսակ, մրցանակArmenian
- венок, гирлянда, венецRussian
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