What does the word ornament mean?

Usage examples for ornament

  1. And may the warm hearts of Red Gap cause you to forget that European world of fashion of which you have long been so distinguished an ornament! – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. Long years ago there were Folks who believed that wearing a " charm," which often was a little piece of coral, perhaps made into an ornament, would charm away harm or danger, and keep them safe from " the evil eye." – Lord Dolphin by Harriet A. Cheever