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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ornament  \Or"na*ment\,  n.  [OE.  ornement,  F.  ornement,  fr  L. 
  ornamentum  fr  ornare  to  adorn.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ornament  \Or"na*ment\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ornamented};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Ornamenting}.] 
  To  adorn;  to  deck;  to  embellish;  to  beautify;  as  to  ornament 
  a  room  or  a  city. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Adorn}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ornament 
  n  :  something  used  to  beautify  [syn:  {decoration},  {ornamentation}] 
  v  :  make  more  attractive  by  adding  ornament,  colour,  etc.; 
  "Decorate  the  room  for  the  party";  "beautify  yourself  for 
  the  special  day"  [syn:  {decorate},  {adorn},  {grace},  {embellish}, 
  {beautify}] 




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