laurel

Part of speech: noun

An evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves.

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Usage examples "laurel":

  1. Two flys were waiting in the laurel- avenue to convey Mr. Hawkehurst's guests to distant abodes. - "Charlotte's Inheritance", M. E. Braddon.
  2. But Death wears a laurel- wreath on its head, and its eye is radiant with triumphant joy. - "Andreas Hofer", 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", Booth Tarkington.