laurel laurel  /ˈlɔ rəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family
  2. (n) United States slapstick comedian (born in England) who played the scatterbrained and often tearful member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1890-1965)
  3. (n) (antiquity) a wreath of laurel foliage worn on the head as an emblem of victory

News

  1. Laurel County man is killed in motorcycle crash

    A Laurel County man was killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash, Kentucky State Police said.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Lexington Herald-Leader

  2. West Laurel man indicted in murder of wife, step-daughter

    A West Laurel man who reportedly admitted to killing his wife and step-daughter and attempting to shoot his 15-year-old son inside their home has been indicted by a Prince George's County Grand Jury.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun

  3. Laurel and Jones County residents get free health screenings

    Many Laurel and Jones County residents took advantage of the opportunity to get free health screenings Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Quotes

  1. "The dynamic in this movie, for instance, between Fran and Brad, we can compare to like a Laurel and Hardy movie, where both characters are really idiots, but by common consent between the two of them, one of them has decided that the other one is...
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Coen brothers Source: FOXNews

  2. "Everyone knows how excited people get for the Kentucky Derby. Well, I get just as excited or even more about the Preakness," Desormeaux said. "I may have grown up in Maurice, La., but I grew up in the industry at Pimlico and Laurel Park. So...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Kent Desormeaux Source: WJZ

  3. Frank Stronach, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MEC, stated: "We are excited to pursue a VLT License for Laurel Racing and we believe that locating the video lottery facility at Laurel Park will help preserve Maryland's thoroughbred...
    on Feb 2, 2009 By: Frank Stronach Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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