"Argent, a chaplet proper. CHAPLET. An ancient ornament for the head, granted to gallant knights for acts of courtesy. It is frequently borne as a charge in a shield of arms, and always tinted in its natural colours." -Hall, 1862

Chaplet

"Argent, a chaplet proper. CHAPLET. An ancient ornament for the head, granted to gallant knights for…

"Crest-wreath; Probably of Lord Willoughby de Eresby."—Aveling, 1891

Crest-Wreath

"Crest-wreath; Probably of Lord Willoughby de Eresby."—Aveling, 1891

An illustration of a young angel girl wearing a flower wreath and dropping flowers as she walks.

Angel Girl

An illustration of a young angel girl wearing a flower wreath and dropping flowers as she walks.

A circular leaf border.

Circular Leaf Border

A circular leaf border.

"This term is derived from the Greek <em>lepis</em>, a scale, and <em>ptera</em>, wings, and refers to the scales on the wings of moths and butterflies, those insects constituting the order." &mdash; Goodrich, 1859

Lepidoptera

"This term is derived from the Greek lepis, a scale, and ptera, wings, and refers…

The Satyr Mask (Greek Mythological character) was designed during the Italian Renaissance by Sansovino, is placed over a Festoon (wreath) in St. Maria del Popolo, a church in Rome, Italy.

Satyr Mask

The Satyr Mask (Greek Mythological character) was designed during the Italian Renaissance by Sansovino,…

"Nike, or Victory." &mdash;Bulfinch, 1897

Nike

"Nike, or Victory." —Bulfinch, 1897

A banner representing William Pitt.

William Pitt

A banner representing William Pitt.

"Use the entire blossom mingled with buds and green leaves, all short stemmed, not longer than three or four inches. Bind the stems with string on a circle made of a piece of willow or some other pliable material, and be sure to removed the thorns from all them stems before weaving the wreath." -Beard, 1906

Wreath of roses

"Use the entire blossom mingled with buds and green leaves, all short stemmed, not longer than three…

A group of women, with a lyre and wreath.

Sappho

A group of women, with a lyre and wreath.

"The warmer current ascends, as indicated by the small arrows, and curls at the black wreath (u) of cloud, and then the commingling of the two currents forms an imposing dark dome (v) of cloud, from which heavy rain (r) or hail descends. The light grayish cloud which is seen behind the black wreath is the rain descending from the dark dome. The heavy raindrops bring down a large quantity of cold air, which flies straight out in advance of the storm, and produces the squall (q) indicated by the long arrow."&mdash;Finley, 1917

Line squall

"The warmer current ascends, as indicated by the small arrows, and curls at the black wreath (u) of…

This table is made out of black marble. The top of the table has a design of a wreath of flowers and leaves.

Table

This table is made out of black marble. The top of the table has a design of a wreath of flowers and…

An illustration of an angel woman adorned with a flower wreath, surrounded by two cherubs and cascading flowers and butterflies.

Angel Woman

An illustration of an angel woman adorned with a flower wreath, surrounded by two cherubs and cascading…

Design with a wreath

Wreath

Design with a wreath

A wreath.

Wreath

A wreath.

Wreath with cherubs and horse

Wreath with cherubs

Wreath with cherubs and horse

A wreath with a crown on top.

Crown and Wreath

A wreath with a crown on top.

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of the helmet for the crest to rest upon." -Hall, 1862

Round Wreath

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of…

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of the helmet for the crest to rest upon. In Heraldry it is usually drawn straight." -Hall, 1862

Straight Wreath

"WREATH. A chaplet of two different-coloured silks wound round each other, and placed on the top of…