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English Dictionary: wreathe by the DICT Development Group
3 results for wreathe
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. move with slow, sinuous movements
  2. decorate or deck with wreaths; "wreathe the grave site"
  3. form into a wreath
    Synonym(s): wreathe, wind
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wreathe \Wreathe\, v. i.
      To be intewoven or entwined; to twine together; as, a bower
      of wreathing trees. --Dryden.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Wreathe \Wreathe\, v. t. [imp. {Wreathed}; p. p. {Wreathed};
      Archaic {Wreathen}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wreathing}.] [See
      {Wreath}, n.] [Written also {wreath}.]
      1. To cause to revolve or writhe; to twist about; to turn.
                     And from so heavy sight his head did wreathe.
      2. To twist; to convolve; to wind one about another; to
                     The nods and smiles of recognition into which this
                     singular physiognomy was wreathed.      --Sir W.
                     From his slack hand the garland wreathed for Eve
                     Down dropped.                                    --Milton.
      3. To surround with anything twisted or convolved; to
            encircle; to infold.
                     Each wreathed in the other's arms.      --Shak.
                     Dusk faces with withe silken turbants wreathed.
                     And with thy winding ivy wreathes her lance.
      4. To twine or twist about; to surround; to encircle.
                     In the flowers that wreathe the sparkling bowl, Fell
                     adders hiss.                                       --Prior.
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