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Definition of Crown
CrownCrow Crow (kr?), v. i. [imp. Crew (kr?) or Crowed (kr?d);
p. p. Crowed (Crown (kr?n), Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n.
Crowing.] [AS. cr?wan; akin to D. kraijen, G. kr?hen, cf.
Lith. groti to croak. [root]24. Cf. Crake.]
1. To make the shrill sound characteristic of a cock, either
in joy, gayety, or defiance. ``The cock had crown.'
The morning cock crew loud. --Shak.
2. To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
3. To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
The sweetest little maid, That ever crowed for
To crow over, to exult over a vanquished antagonist.
Sennacherib crowing over poor Jerusalem. --Bp. Hall. CrownCrown Crown (kroun), n. [OE. corone, coroun, crune, croun, OF.
corone, corune, F. couronne, fr. L. corona crown, wreath;
akin to Gr. korw`nh anything curved, crown; cf. also L.
curvus curved, E. curve, curb, Gael. cruinn round, W. crwn.
Cf. Cornice, Corona, Coroner, Coronet.]
1. 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. ``An olive branch and laurel crown.' --Shak.
They do it to obtain a corruptible crown; but we an
incorruptible. --1 Cor. ix.
Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a
crown of life. --Rev. ii. 10.
2. A royal headdress or cap of sovereignty, worn by emperors,
kings, princes, etc.
Note: Nobles wear coronets; the triple crown of the pope is
usually called a tiara. The crown of England is a
circle of gold with crosses, fleurs-de-lis, and
imperial arches, inclosing a crimson velvet cap, and
ornamented with thousands of diamonds and precious
3. The person entitled to wear a regal or imperial crown; the
sovereign; -- with the definite article.
Parliament may be dissolved by the demise of the
Large arrears of pay were due to the civil and
military servants of the crown. --Macaulay.
4. Imperial or regal power or dominion; sovereignty.
There is a power behind the crown greater than the
crown itself. --Junius.
5. Anything which imparts beauty, splendor, honor, dignity,
The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found
in the way of righteousness. --Prov. xvi.
A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband. --Prov.
xvi. 4. CrownCrown Crown (kr?n),
p. p. of Crow. [Obs.] CrownCrown Crown (kroun), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crowned (kround);
p. pr. & vb. n. Crowning.] [OE. coronen, corunen, crunien,
crounien, OF. coroner, F. couronner, fr. L. coronare, fr.
corona a crown. See Crown, n.]
1. To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to
invest with royal dignity and power.
Her who fairest does appear, Crown her queen of all
the year. --Dryden.
Crown him, and say, ``Long live our emperor.'
2. To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or
recompense; to adorn; to dignify.
Thou . . . hast crowned him with glory and honor.
--Ps. viii. 5.
3. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to
consummate; to perfect.
Amidst the grove that crowns yon tufted hill.
One day shall crown the alliance. --Shak.
To crown the whole, came a proposition. --Motley.
4. (Mech.) To cause to round upward; to make anything higher
at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine
5. (Mil.) To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the
glacis, or the summit of the breach.
To crown a knot (Naut.), to lay the ends of the strands
over and under each other.
Meaning of Crown from wikipedia
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is a traditional
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as a symbol
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and dignity. A crown
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(French: Dépendances de la Couronne; Manx: Croghaneyn-crooin) are three island territories
off the coast
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- In dentistry, crown refers
to the anatomical
area of teeth, usually covered
by enamel. The crown
is usually visible
in the mouth after developing
- The Crown
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- A Crown colony
or royal colony
was a colony administered
by the Government
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Him with Many Crowns
" is an 1851 hymn with lyrics written
by Matthew Bridges
and Godfrey Thring
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- The Crown
was a medieval polity
in the Iberian Peninsula
in 1230 as a result
of the third
and definitive union
of the crowns
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