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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of wreath.

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Examples

  • At Bath are several Roman inscriptions, which Mr. Camden hath set down, and by the West Gate a piece of a delicate Corinthian freeze, which he calls wreathed leaves, not understanding architecture; and by in a bass relieve of an optriouch.

    Miscellanies Upon Various Subjects

  • Name DOB Favourite Color You earthly time was spent Supplanting kingdoms, punishing tyrants and levelling the empires of the wicked with the breath of your nostrilsYour throne is A great mountain wreathed in silver cloud, attended by angelic beings of light, arced with lightning and bathed in gloryYou wear Nothing!

    August 27th, 2004

  • Name DOB Favourite Color You earthly time was spent Supplanting kingdoms, punishing tyrants and levelling the empires of the wicked with the breath of your nostrilsYour throne is A great mountain wreathed in silver cloud, attended by angelic beings of light, arced with lightning and bathed in gloryYou wear Impenetrable armour, the flesh of emperors and the hair of Lucifer's scalpYour Godly superpower is A flaming, indestructible sword with which you shall avenge the slain innocents and humble the arrogant

    May 19th, 2006

  • "What is that for?" asked Pryor, pointing to a sword wreathed in a garland of flowers, tattooed on the man's arm.

    The Red Horizon

  • I have spoken of Winthrop, but a thousand hearts will supply each its own name wreathed with cypress and laurel.

    Gala-days

  • Like Archbishop Manning, Dr. Newman is reminded "of the sword wreathed in myrtle;" but Dr. Pusey, he says, has improved on the ancient device, -- "Excuse me, you discharge your olive-branch as if from

    Occasional Papers Selected from the Guardian, the Times, and the Saturday Review, 1846-1890

  • The kitchen lay wreathed in dim shadows, the flickering light from the banked stove and the single taper upon the table her only illumination.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The bolt hisses in the slot, and the door cracks, and out comes a fifty-something woman wreathed in a cloud of perfume and flatulence.

    Read from Death’s Disciples

  • These probably depict the ivy plant, sacred to the Scythian nomads of central Asia: in 329BC, during his expedition into the central Asian steppe, Alexander the Great saw nomadic burial mounds and trees wreathed with ivy.

    The hill of gold

  • There was a scuffling sound behind Eric, and he turned around to see Captain Trips standing there, wreathed in noxious white vapor.

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