Definition of wreath :
1. A garland; a chaplet, esp. one given to a victor.
2. An appendage to the shield, placed above it, and supporting the crest ( see Illust. of Crest). It generally represents a twist of two cords of silk, one tinctured like the principal metal, the other like the principal color in the arms.
3. Something twisted, intertwined, or curled; as, a wreath of smoke; a wreath of flowers.
trophy (part of speech: noun)
- In the coach sat a woman, a young woman, alone- and hers was the wreath upon the coffin, her husband's coffin. - "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.
- It shall be round, with columns and a wall, and there I will hang a wreath in thanksgiving for having known the river. - "Hills and the Sea", H. Belloc.
- Indeed, she almost doubted whether it were a real child, after all, or only a light wreath of the new- fallen snow, blown hither and thither about the garden by the intensely cold west- wind. - "Famous Stories Every Child Should Know", Various.