Behind a laurel bush, Adriana stripped and lowered herself into the water.
they banish our anger forever when they laurel the graves of our dead
For example, winners were honoured by thrusting a crown of laurel leaves on their heads - and not with the gold, silver and bronze medals they win these days.
On top of all that, she wore a wreath of laurel leaves on her head, like some sort of Roman emperor.
Rhododendron and laurel form dense thickets of glossy green.
Ironically while it won't grow here, its close relative the camphor laurel grows only too well.
She looks like a champion with her laurel wreath.
The chariot, drawn by four horses, was wreathed in laurel , and the triumphator was attired like the Capitoline Jupiter in robes of purple and gold.
On the left side of the panel, two barefoot attendants approach the altar, clad in short tunics and wearing laurel wreaths.
In another interesting display of tradition, the winners in the women's race got to do a victory lap with laurel in their hair.