Examples of laurel in a Sentence
They enjoyed the laurels of their military victory.
The player earned his laurels from years of hard work.
Recent Examples of laurel from the Web
That longevity, and his sheer body of work in films and television, are starkly at odds with his small list of laurels.
The figure at the top of the monument is a woman extending a laurel wreath toward the South.
But Beatty wouldn’t allow his players or staff to rest on their laurels or become fat cats during the off-season. Instead of three days of running and weightlifting per week, the Shamrocks added two more days of running per week this off-season.
But as those trails twist past old stone walls and patches of mountain laurel, visitors reach a huge clearing.
The moment when all the smiles died, when Prince Rhaegar Targaryen urged his horse past his own wife, the Dornish princess Elia Martell, to lay the queen of beauty’s laurel in Lyanna’s lap.
But that doesn’t mean the giant retailer can sit on its laurels.
A.O.C. Beverly Grove, $$ Unforced and driven by culinary excellence, A.O.C. is anchored by a courtyard with soft sunlight and laurel trees.
The female redbay ambrosia could be deadly for avocado trees and other laurel species plants if left unchecked.
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Origin and Etymology of laurel
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of laurel
Definition of Laurel
LAUREL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of laurel for English Language Learners
: an evergreen tree or bush with shiny pointed leaves
laurels : honor or fame given for some achievement
LAUREL Defined for Kids
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