What does the word adornment mean?

Usage examples for adornment

  1. They propose, not only by formal resolution, but by personal example, to teach the world lessons of economy by wearing less adornment and dragging fewer yards of silk. – Around The Tea-Table by T. De Witt Talmage
  2. The bonnets could never have reached them, or, if they did, it must have been in such a state as to render them unfit for any purpose of adornment. – The Boy Tar by Mayne Reid
  3. " Yes," he said, " I presume the knots could be tied just as tight without any such adornment for the brides, but I must acknowledge that I shall take some pride and pleasure in seeing my nieces suitably adorned for their bridal. – Mildred's New Daughter by Martha Finley