What does the word laurel mean?

Usage examples for laurel

  1. Two flys were waiting in the laurel- avenue to convey Mr. Hawkehurst's guests to distant abodes. – Charlotte's Inheritance by M. E. Braddon
  2. But Death wears a laurel- wreath on its head, and its eye is radiant with triumphant joy. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  3. Dressed in white as he was, and with the air of victory he wore, he might have been, at that moment, a figure from some marble triumph; youthful, conquering- crowned with the laurel. – The Guest of Quesnay by Booth Tarkington