Laureate

In English, the word laureate has come to signify eminence or association with literary awards or military glory. It is also used for winners of the Nobel Prize and the Gandhi Peace Award. ==History== In ancient Greece, the laurel (Laurus nobilis) was sacred to Apollo and as such sprigs of it were fashioned into a crown or wreath of honor for poet...
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Laureate

• (n.) One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate. • (v. i.) To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at the English universities. • (a.) Crowned, or decked, with laurel.
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laureate

adjective worthy of the greatest honor or distinction; `The nation`s pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag`- James Traub
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Laureate

[Lipton] Laureate is a public art work by American artist Seymour Lipton, located on the Riverwalk in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The abstract artwork was commissioned by the Allen-Bradley Company in memory of Harry Lynde Bradley and as an enhancement for the newly constructed Performing Arts Center. It is located on the east bank of the...
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Laureate

Lau're·ate adjective [ Latin laureatus , from laurea laurel tree, from laureus of laurel, from laurus laurel: confer French lauréat . Confer Laurel .] Crowned, or decked, with laurel. Chaucer. « To strew the laureate hearse where Lycid...
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Laureate

Lau're·ate intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Laureated ; present participle & verbal noun Laureating .] To honor with a wreath of laurel, as formerly was done in bestowing a degree at the English universities.
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Laureate

Lau're·ate noun One crowned with laurel; a poet laureate. 'A learned laureate .' Cleveland.
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laureate

Crowned, or decked, with laurel. 'To strew the laureate hearse where Lycid lies.' (Milton) 'Soft on her lap her laureate son reclines.' (Pope) Poet laureate. One who received an honorable degree in grammar, including poetry and rhetoric, at the English universities; so called as being presented with a wreath of laurel. Formerly, an officer of the k...
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Laureate

Head crowned with a laurel wreath.
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Laureate

Head crowned with a laurel wreath. The American Barber coins from 1892 to 1915 and the first portrait of Queen Elizabeth II used in Great Britain from 1953 to 1967 are examples.
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Laureate

See Poet Laureate.
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Laureate

Wearing a laurel wreath.
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laureate

[adj] - worthy of the greatest honor or distinction 2. [n] - someone honored for great achievements
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