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Definition of Wreath


  1. Something twisted, intertwined, or curled; as, a wreath of smoke; a wreath of flowers.
  2. A garland; a chaplet, esp. one given to a victor.
  3. 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.

Wreath Translations

wreath in Dutch is slinger, guirlande, slingerkrans
wreath in German is Kranz, Gebinde
wreath in Italian is ghirlanda
wreath in Portuguese is grinalda
wreath in Spanish is guirnalda
wreath in Swedish is krans