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Definition of Crown

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Crow 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.' --Bayron. 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 kisses. --Tennyson. To crow over, to exult over a vanquished antagonist. Sennacherib crowing over poor Jerusalem. --Bp. Hall.
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Crown 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. 25. 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 stones. 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 crown. --Blackstone. 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, or finish. The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness. --Prov. xvi. 31. A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband. --Prov. xvi. 4.
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Crown Crown (kr?n), p. p. of Crow. [Obs.]
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Crown 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.' --Shak. 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. --Byron. 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 pulley. 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

- A crown is a traditional symbolic form of head adornment worn by a monarch or by a deity (as distinct from a hat), for whom the crown traditionally represents...
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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 below...
- "Crown Him with Many Crowns" is an 1851 hymn with lyrics written by Matthew Bridges and Godfrey Thring and sung to the tune 'Diademata' by Sir George Job...
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- The Crown Estate is a collection of lands and holdings in the territories of England, Wales and Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom belonging to...
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