A wreath, especially one of plaited flowers or leaves, worn on the body or draped as a decoration (noun)
An accolade or mark of honour (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 (noun)
To deck or ornament something with a garland (verb)
To form something into a garland (verb)
Examples of word Garland
The term garland was also technically used to signify a crown of precious metal, often adorned with gems, made for the arrangement of natural or artificial flowers before the altar or sacred image at festival times.
The beach garland is sunburned, a silt shopworn, hot, as well as full of waste -- no place for upon foot barefoot.
Her garland is tangled in a string of pearls and her father is aghast as she snaps the string and "amid a shower of pearls," the flowers fall.
Keeping in mind that a garland is a traditional symbol of a young girl's virginity, here are the final lines: True, mother, true.
It took a large number of lehua flowers to suffice for a wreath, and to bind them securely to the fillet that made them a garland was a work demanding not only artistic skill hut time and patience.