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
The game began at breakneck pace, with neither side wiling to sit on their laurels in the early stages of the match.
The king and queen of the fall spices all rolled into one, cinnamon is a member of the laurel family with several species of the genus Cinnamomum bearing the flavoring/spice from their inner bark.
As well as things are going, the first-round draft pick from Clemson and Pro Bowl candidate isn't resting on his laurels or patting himself on the back.
But Miike’s clearly not one to rest on his laurels: his 101st movie has already been completed.
The look’s columnar elements and delicate drapery evoked the antique, so Rebecca topped the look with a laurel wreath–inspired headpiece, by Israeli jeweler Keren Wolf, which was a delicate crown of tiny gold leaves and pearls.
But don't expect the most successful driver this season to rest on his laurels.
There weren't many laurels just being a defensive player.
From the laurel wreath around his forehead two large leaves protrude into the North Atlantic.
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Origin and Etymology 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
Definition of laurel for Students
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