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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 gar·land /ˈgɑrlənd/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gar·land n.
 1. The crown of a king. [Obs.]
 2. A wreath of chaplet made of branches, flowers, or feathers, and sometimes of precious stones, to be worn on the head like a crown; a coronal; a wreath.
 3. The top; the thing most prized.
 4. A book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology.
    They [ballads] began to be collected into little miscellanies under the name of garlands.   --Percy.
 5. Naut. (a) A sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provision in. (b) A grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gar·land v. t. [imp. & p. p. Garlanded; p. pr. & vb. n. Garlanding.] To deck with a garland.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: United States singer and film actress (1922-1969) [syn: Judy
      2: a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)
      3: an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads
         etc. [syn: florilegium, miscellany]
      4: flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage
         or flowers for ornamental purposes [syn: wreath, coronal,
          chaplet, lei]
      v : adorn with bands of flowers or leaves; "They garlanded the