Around the drawing-room the faces of the parents were wreathed with smiles.
wreathed in the tobacco smoke, his countenance was full of sympathy.
There is also a branch that lieth folded and wreathed into circles, like to the wreath of Alcimedon.
Then they wreathed Lalemant in oiled bark and set fire to it.
We "had sight of Proteus rising from the sea," but no Triton of the upper air blew his "wreathed horn."
She wears the cothurnus, and her head is wreathed with vine leaves.
The King of Thessaly stood away from the remaining guests, and leant with folded arms and pensive brow against a wreathed column.
His dusky face was wreathed in a proud, half disdainful smile.
He suffered himself to be wreathed and garlanded, until he was the picture of a sacrificial calf.
The chancel was wreathed and festooned with masses of evergreen.
Old English wriða "fillet, bandage, band" (literally "that which is wound around"), from Proto-Germanic *writhon (cf. Old Norse riða, Danish vride, Old High German ridan "to turn, twist," Old Saxon, Old Frisian wreth "angry," Dutch wreed "rough, harsh, cruel," Old High German reid "twisted," Old Norse reiða "angry"), from PIE *wreit- "to turn, bend" (cf. Old English wriða "band," wriðan "to twist, torture," wraþ "angry"), from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (see versus). Meaning "ring or garland of flowers" is first recorded 1560s.