Garland

Noun

  • An accolade or mark of honour.
  • (dated) A book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology.
  • (nautical) A grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling.
  • A wreath, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration.
  • The crown of a monarch.
  • (nautical) A sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provisions in.
  • (mining) A metal gutter placed round a mineshaft on the inside, to catch water running down inside the shaft and run it into a drainpipe.
  • The top; the thing most prized.

Verb

  • (transitive) To form something into a garland
  • (transitive) To deck or ornament something with a garland

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