Around the drawing-room the faces of the parents were wreathed with smiles.
His dusky face was wreathed in a proud, half disdainful smile.
There is also a branch that lieth folded and wreathed into circles, like to the wreath of Alcimedon.
The chancel was wreathed and festooned with masses of evergreen.
We "had sight of Proteus rising from the sea," but no Triton of the upper air blew his "wreathed horn."
Then his lips came out of their pout and were wreathed in a bitter snarl.
The King of Thessaly stood away from the remaining guests, and leant with folded arms and pensive brow against a wreathed column.
Kara breathed a sigh of relief and his face was wreathed in smiles.
He suffered himself to be wreathed and garlanded, until he was the picture of a sacrificial calf.
A gentle breeze stirred the vines that wreathed the pillars.
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.