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Topic: DEATH

Language: Old English
Origin: writha

wreath

noun
     
wreath
wreath [countable]
1MX a circle made from leaves or flowers that you put on the place where a person is buried:
The prime minister laid a wreath at the war memorial.
2 a circle of leaves or flowers that people use to decorate their houses at Christmas
3 a circle made from leaves that a person wore on their head in the past as a sign of honour:
a laurel wreath
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