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Crown meaning

crown - 31 dictionary results

  1. 1. the Crown ( or the reigning monarch) as the symbol of the power and authority of a monarchy; " the colonies revolted against the Crown"
  2. 2. put an enamel cover on; " crown my teeth"
  3. 3. of Crow
  4. 4. p. p. of Crow.
  5. 5. A wreath or garland, or any ornamental fillet encircling the head, especially as a reward of victory or mark of honorable distinction; hence, anything given on account of, or obtained by, faithful or successful effort; a reward.
  6. 6. A royal headdress or cap of sovereignty, worn by emperors, kings, princes, etc.
  7. 7. The person entitled to wear a regal or imperial crown; the sovereign; -- with the definite article.
  8. 8. Imperial or regal power or dominion; sovereignty.
  9. 9. Anything which imparts beauty, splendor, honor, dignity, or finish.
  10. 10. Highest state; acme; consummation; perfection.
  11. 11. The topmost part of anything; the summit.
  12. 12. The topmost part of the head ( see Illust. of Bird.); that part of the head from which the hair descends toward the sides and back; also, the head or brain.
  13. 13. The part of a hat above the brim.
  14. 14. The part of a tooth which projects above the gum; also, the top or grinding surface of a tooth.
  15. 15. The vertex or top of an arch; -- applied generally to about one third of the curve, but in a pointed arch to the apex only.
  16. 16. That part of an anchor where the arms are joined to the shank.
  17. 17. The rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line.
  18. 18. The bights formed by the several turns of a cable.
  19. 19. The upper range of facets in a rose diamond.
  20. 20. The area inclosed between two concentric perimeters.
  21. 21. A round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure.
  22. 22. A size of writing paper. See under Paper.
  23. 23. A coin stamped with the image of a crown; hence, a denomination of money; as, the English crown, a silver coin of the value of five shillings sterling, or a little more than $ 1. 20; the Danish or Norwegian crown, a money of account, etc., worth nearly twenty- seven cents.
  24. 24. An ornaments or decoration representing a crown; as, the paper is stamped with a crown.
  25. 25. To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to invest with royal dignity and power.
  26. 26. To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
  27. 27. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.
  28. 28. To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine pulley.
  29. 29. To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.
  30. 30. A royal diadem or circlet; royalty; the sovereign; honor; top or chief of anything; top of the head; a five- shilling piece.
  31. 31. To invest with a crown or with royalty; adorn; complete.

crown - examples of usage

  1. And you had no change for half- a- crown. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  2. Would it be safe to try to get the half- crown into his pocket? - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
  3. " I have only got half- a- crown," said she. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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