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garland

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgarlandgar‧land1 /ˈɡɑːlənd $ ˈɡɑːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DECORATEa ring of flowers or leaves, worn on your head or around your neck for decoration or for a special ceremonywreathgarland of 🔊 garlands of flowers
Examples from the Corpus
garlandThen the group of assembled pupils began to sing, as they waved their flags and garlands in the air.Each garland has a steel framework which is wrapped with silk stockings before being lined, inside and out, with hessian.These usually consist of large, naturalistic floral garlands or medallions set against an open or sparsely decorated field.At Barwick the new garlands are taken round the surrounding villages and a collection made before they are attached to the maypole.She was wearing a sarong and several garlands of flowers.He could faintly smell her sweat, and also the lavender of the garland she wore in her hair.The streets were adorned with garlands of flowers, and the balconies were covered with beautiful flags.Both men wore garlands of wild jasmine, sold to them by child hawkers who worked the front of the Continental.
garlandgarland2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 literaryDECORATE to decorate someone or something, especially with flowers syn festoonbe garlanded with something 🔊 The tree was garlanded with strings of coloured lights. Grammar Garland is usually passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
be garlanded with somethingBoxwood wreaths hung on the doors, and windows were garlanded with tiny, winking lights.
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Verb table
garland
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygarland
he, she, itgarlands
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygarlanded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave garlanded
he, she, ithas garlanded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad garlanded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill garland
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have garlanded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam garlanding
he, she, itis garlanding
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you, we, theyare garlanding
Past
I, he, she, itwas garlanding
you, we, theywere garlanding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been garlanding
he, she, ithas been garlanding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been garlanding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be garlanding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been garlanding
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