Definitions of laurel

  1. United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. An English gold coin made in 1619, and so called because the king's head on it was crowned with laurel. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. An evergreen shrub, of the genus Laurus (L. nobilis), having aromatic leaves of a lanceolate shape, with clusters of small, yellowish white flowers in their axils; - called also sweet bay. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A crown of laurel; hence, honor; distinction; fame; - especially in the plural; as, to win laurels. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The bay-tree, used by the ancients for making honorary wreaths. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. An evergreen tree or shrub. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. An evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The bay-tree, a tree dedicated to Apollo, and used in making wreaths for victors, &c.; a wreath of laurel; a distinctive honour. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A small evergreen tree; the sweet-bay, used in anc. times in making wreaths or garlands for victors. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. Laureled. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for laurel

  1. The first glow in the morning sky shall find us Far- far away; there in the laurel grove We'll rest ourselves upon the velvet grass. – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  2. Didn't I say that the son of the man as killed your father was comin' by the Laurel Branch this mornin'? – Ralph Granger's Fortunes by William Perry Brown