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Crown

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(1):

of Crow

(2):

p. p. of Crow.

(3):

(n.) 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.

(4):

(n.) A royal headdress or cap of sovereignty, worn by emperors, kings, princes, etc.

(5):

(n.) The person entitled to wear a regal or imperial crown; the sovereign; - with the definite article.

(6):

(n.) Imperial or regal power or dominion; sovereignty.

(7):

(n.) Anything which imparts beauty, splendor, honor, dignity, or finish.

(8):

(n.) Highest state; acme; consummation; perfection.

(9):

(n.) The topmost part of anything; the summit.

(10):

(n.) 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.

(11):

(n.) The part of a hat above the brim.

(12):

(n.) The part of a tooth which projects above the gum; also, the top or grinding surface of a tooth.

(13):

(n.) 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.

(14):

(n.) Same as Corona.

(15):

(n.) That part of an anchor where the arms are joined to the shank.

(16):

(n.) The rounding, or rounded part, of the deck from a level line.

(17):

(n.) The bights formed by the several turns of a cable.

(18):

(n.) The upper range of facets in a rose diamond.

(19):

(n.) The dome of a furnace.

(20):

(n.) The area inclosed between two concentric perimeters.

(21):

(n.) A round spot shaved clean on the top of the head, as a mark of the clerical state; the tonsure.

(22):

(n.) A size of writing paper. See under Paper.

(23):

(n.) 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):

(n.) An ornaments or decoration representing a crown; as, the paper is stamped with a crown.

(25):

(n.) To cause to round upward; to make anything higher at the middle than at the edges, as the face of a machine pulley.

(26):

(n.) To cover, decorate, or invest with a crown; hence, to invest with royal dignity and power.

(27):

(n.) To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify.

(28):

(n.) To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect.

(29):

(n.) To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Crown'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/c/crown.html. 1828.

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