ornament

Definition of ornament

or´na`ment
n.1.That which embellishes or adorns; that which adds grace or beauty; embellishment; decoration; adornment.
The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit.
- 1 Pet. iii. 4.
Like that long-buried body of the king
Found lying with his urns and ornaments.
- Tennyson.
v. t.1.To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city.
[imp. & p. p. Ornamented; p. pr. & vb. n. Ornamenting.]

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