It is ornamented with pillars of gold and silver, and with innumerable lamps of the same precious materials.
The windows of the Tuileries were ornamented, and were filled with people.
They were ornamented with bows of bright-colored ribbons, bunches of artificial flowers, and gold and silver tinsel butterflies.
The Title-page is ornamented with the Aldine device and motto as in No.
Her frock was taupe colored, of a soft woolen material, ornamented with many small buttons.
It was very large, and was very gayly painted, and ornamented with flags and banners.
He carried no weapon but his sacred taiaha, his tongue-pointed staff of hardwood, ornamented with a plume of red kaka feathers.
Both he and Asaad had capital mares and ornamented long guns.
The fellow actually sent back a three-cent and a one-cent postage-stamp, ornamented with the finely-engraved heads!
Corsages, whether high or low, are ornamented in some way or other.
early 13c., "an accessory," from Old French ornement "ornament, decoration," and directly from Latin ornamentum "apparatus, equipment, trappings; embellishment, decoration, trinket," from ornare "equip, adorn" (see ornate). Meaning "decoration, embellishment" in English is attested from late 14c. (also a secondary sense in classical Latin). Figurative use from 1550s.
1720, from ornament (n.). Middle English used ournen (late 14c.) in this sense, from Old French orner, from Latin ornare. Related: Ornamented; ornamenting.