Garland

Definitions

  • Sadie uses the pond as a mirror to put a garland in her hair
    Sadie uses the pond as a mirror to put a garland in her hair
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v garland adorn with bands of flowers or leaves "They garlanded the statue"
    • n garland flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes
    • n garland an anthology of short literary pieces and poems and ballads etc.
    • n Garland a city in northeastern Texas (suburb of Dallas)
    • n Garland United States singer and film actress (1922-1969)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In the movie 'The Wizard Of Oz', Toto the dog's salary was $125 a week, while Judy Garland was $500 a week.
    • Garland A book of extracts in prose or poetry; an anthology. "They [ballads] began to be collected into little miscellanies under the name of garlands ."
    • Garland (Naut) A grommet or ring of rope lashed to a spar for convenience in handling.
    • Garland (Naut) A sort of netted bag used by sailors to keep provision in.
    • Garland 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.
    • Garland The crown of a king.
    • Garland The top; the thing most prized.
    • v. t Garland To deck with a garland.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n garland A royal crown; a diadem; any crown, as, figuratively, of martyrdom.
    • n garland A wreath; a string of flowers or leaves, intended to be festooned or hung round a person or an object for ornament in token of festivity, or to be worn as a wreath or chaplet on the head: in the latter case, often conferred in former times as a mark of admiration or honor, especially for poetic or artistic excellence.
    • n garland Hence— A string or series of literary gems; a collection of choice short pieces in poetry or prose; an anthology.
    • n garland Figuratively, the top; the principal thing, or thing most prized.
    • n garland In heraldry, same as chaplet, 3.
    • n garland A sort of bag of network, having the mouth extended by a hoop, used by sailors instead of a locker or cupboard to hold provisions.
    • n garland In mining, a wooden or cast-iron curb set in the walling of a shaft, to catch and carry away any water coming down its sides.
    • n garland Nautical, a name given to a band, collar, or grommet of ropes, used for various purposes. A large rope strap or grommet lashed to a spar when hoisting it on board.
    • garland To deck with a garland or garlands.
    • garland To make into a wreath or garland.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Garland gär′land a wreath of flowers or leaves: a name for a book of extracts in prose or poetry:
    • v.t Garland to deck with a garland
    • n Garland gär′land (Shak.) the thing most prized
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Quotations

  • Buddha
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    “Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.”
  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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    “Posterity weaves no garlands for imitators.”
  • Liza Minnelli
    Liza Minnelli
    “It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood years -- except they had little to do with being a child.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. garland, gerlond, OF. garlande, F. guirlande,; of uncertain origin; cf. OHG. wiara, wiera, crown, pure gold, MHG. wieren, to adorn
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. garlande; prob. Old High Ger. wiara, fine ornament.

Usage

In literature:

I hear Dr Garland's voice below: he shall come to you.
"Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 434" by Various
She wove garlands for the image of Notre-Dame de Domremy, whose chapel crowned a neighbouring hill.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
And her golden bridal garland carries on her graceful arm, Softly, sweetly, steps Draupadi, queen of every winning charm!
"Maha-bharata" by Anonymous
The costume of the village girls should be white dresses, decorated with flowers, and garlands on their heads.
"Home Pastimes; or Tableaux Vivants" by James H. Head
One came forward, offering to the Queen, and then to each of them, a garland.
"Tancred" by Benjamin Disraeli
She made garlands at the tree, with other girls, for the image of the Blessed Mary of Domremy.
"The Witch-cult in Western Europe" by Margaret Alice Murray
Those rosy garlands had been for years the delight of my eyes.
"Ernest Linwood" by Caroline Lee Hentz
It was likewise adorned with gold and pearls and precious stones: sometimes with garlands and chaplets of flowers.
"Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology" by Charles K. Dillaway
But when the day was come and all things were ready, the salted meal for the sacrifice and the garlands, lo!
"Myths and Legends of All Nations" by Various
Mr. Garland's education was different from that of most of his contemporaries.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
Garland Town is early a-bed.
"Major Vigoureux" by A. T. Quiller-Couch
In another, called Rebecca's Garland, the flowers have all arranged themselves into wreaths.
"The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852" by Various
But where are we wandering to pluck garlands from the tomb?
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
Among the other candidates for the pleasure of nursing little Billy was a young midshipman, known generally as Natty Garland.
"True Blue" by W.H.G. Kingston
Between him and the light were Stair Garland and Stair Garland's gun.
"Patsy" by S. R. Crockett
With 6 page Illustrations by C. T. GARLAND.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
The young women had made bouquets and garlands.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
James Loraine Garland, of the London Society for Promoting Christianity amongst the Jews of Isfahan.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Stringing of rosaries, necklaces, garlands and wreaths.
"The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana" by Vatsyayana
It was the custom of the Greeks to adorn their heads on festive occasions with wreaths and garlands.
"Museum of Antiquity" by L. W. Yaggy
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In poetry:

Here too,
Have I longed for Yoshino;
If my Lord were there,
Identical garlands
Should we wear.
"Here too" by Ise
But ne'er was flower so fair as this,
In modern days or olden;
It groweth on its nodding stem
Like to a garland golden.
"The Broom Flower" by Mary Botham Howitt
"Lo," he said, "he maddens now!
"Flames divine do scathe the clod;
"Round his reeling Helot brow
"Stings the garland of the God."
"The Helot" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
Let those who will of friendship sing,
And to its guerdon grateful be,
But I a lyric garland bring
To crown thee, O, mine enemy!
"To My Enemy" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
And, Children, you must come in bands,
With garlands in your little hands,
Of blue, and white, and red,
To strew before the Dead!
"Abraham Lincoln: An Horatian Ode" by Richard Henry Stoddard
Then April, with her sister May,
Shall chase him from the bow'rs,
And weave fresh garlands ev'ry day,
To crown the smiling hours.
"To The Rev. Mr. Newton : An Invitation Into The Country" by William Cowper

In news:

Greg Garland , senior estimator, J.C. Greg Garland has joined J.C. Anderson, Inc as senior estimator.
Garland was previously employed as a construction manager with Jones Lang LaSalle.
Decorative Garland for the Holidays.
Judy Garland 's "Oz" Dress Fetches $480K in Auction.
Garland Jeffreys is scheduled to perform Friday, December 7, at Talking Stick Resort in Scottsdale.
DIY Glitter Letter Garland .
Judy's Garland 's Oz dress fetches $480,000 in auction.
She will also star in the film version of 'Get Happy: The Life of Judy Garland .
Anne Hathaway will play Judy Garland on both stage and screen.
Marshall Wayne Garland , 81, formerly of 120 Hatfield Street, Pawtucket, died in Mayfield, Kentucky on November 14, 2012.
Son Michael and daughter-in-law Beth Garland of Auburn, Massachusetts.
Granddaughter Sarah Garland of Marlborough, Massachusetts.
As a Garland mother followed behind a car full of family members, she watched as a head-on collision killed her boyfriend and two of her children in northeast Oklahoma.
Erin Sanderson, her five children and her boyfriend, Willis George, were moving from Garland to Carthage, Mo.
Two Garland teenagers were among four people killed in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon in northeastern Oklahoma.
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In science:

Gro jnowski, I., Garland, H., Affine Hecke algebras associated to Kac-Moody groups, preprint, arXiv:q-alg/9508019.
Double affine Hecke algebras and affine flag manifolds, I
Garland, H., The arithmetic theory of loop groups, Publ.
Double affine Hecke algebras and affine flag manifolds, I
Garland, The arithmetic theory of loop groups, IHES Publ.
Universal central extensions of twisted forms of split simple Lie algebras over rings
The affine analogues of Kostant’s form were obtained by Garland in the non-twisted case and by Mitzman in the twisted case.
Finite-dimensional representations of twisted hyper loop algebras
Mitzman’ s integral form is not a subalgebra of Garland’s 4 .
Finite-dimensional representations of twisted hyper loop algebras
Notice that UZ (g) = U (g) ∩ UZ ( ˜g), i.e., Kostant’s integral form of g coincides with its intersection with Garland’s integral form of U ( ˜g) which allows us to regard UZ (g) as a Z-subalgebra of UZ ( ˜g).
Finite-dimensional representations of twisted hyper loop algebras
Garland, The arithmetic theory of loop algebras, J.
Finite-dimensional representations of twisted hyper loop algebras
The proof of Theorem 2.1 is based on earlier work in cohomology of buildings by Garland , and by Ballman and Świ
Sharp vanishing thresholds for cohomology of random flag complexes
Howard Garland. p-adic curvature and the cohomology of discrete subgroups of p-adic groups.
Random graph products of finite groups are rational duality groups
Garland for many interesting discussions and ideas; his graduate course on Macdonald’s polynomials given at Yale in 1993 motivated this work.
On the affine analogue of Jack's and Macdonald's polynomials
Watson, Molecular Biology of the Cel l, Garland Publishing (1983) 9. J. des Cloizeaux and G.
Protein folding and heteropolymers
In a standard way, using the Cartan involution defining k(A), this induces a K (A)-invariant Kahler form ω on F (the fact that this form is positive was proven by Garland in the affine case, and Kac and Peterson in general; see [KP2]).
Invariant measures for unitary forms of Kac-Moody groups, Parts I-III
Acknowledgements. I thank Sam Evens, Hermann Flaschka, Howard Garland, Nasser Towghi and Gregg Zuckermann for useful conversations. I especially thank John Palmer, who helped me in many ways with this work over several years.
Invariant measures for unitary forms of Kac-Moody groups, Parts I-III
Molecular Biology of the Cel l., Garland, New York (1994) For a recent reviews, see Goulian, M.
Structure Factor of a Lamellar Smectic Phase with Inclusions
The Coulomb parameter, µ∗ , was obtained from the Bennemen-Garland formula [29, 10], which employs the density of states.
Effect of spin fluctuations on Tc from density-functional theory for superconductors
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