Sentence Examples


  • Each wore a wreath of corn, a white fillet and the praetexta.
  • It was a garland, or wreath, of leaves or flowers, conferred on the winners in the athletic games.
  • She is dressed in bridal white with wreath and veil, and receives a wedding-ring, as spouse of the Church.
  • His personal attributes are an ivy wreath, the thyrsus (a staff with pine cone at the end), the laurel, the pine, a drinking cup, and sometimes the horn of a bull on his forehead.
  • Llewelyn's head was brought to Edward at Conway Castle, who ordered it to be exhibited in the capital, surrounded by a wreath of ivy, in mocking allusion to an ancient Cymric prophecy concerning a Welsh prince being crowned in London.