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.

 

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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.

 

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