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crowned


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crowned  \Crowned\  (kround),  p.  p.  &  a. 
  1.  Having  or  wearing  a  crown;  surmounted,  invested,  or 
  adorned,  with  a  crown,  wreath,  garland,  etc.;  honored; 
  rewarded;  completed;  consummated;  perfected.  ``Crowned 
  with  one  crest.''  --Shak.  ``Crowned  with  conquest.'' 
  --Milton. 
 
  With  surpassing  glory  crowned.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Great;  excessive;  supreme.  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crowned 
  adj  1:  (dentistry)  having  an  artificial  crown  on  a  tooth;  "had  many 
  crowned  teeth"  [ant:  {uncrowned}] 
  2:  crowned  with  or  as  if  with  laurel  symbolizing  victory  [syn: 
  {laureled},  {laurelled}]  [ant:  {unlaureled}] 
  3:  provided  with  or  as  if  with  a  crown  or  a  crown  as  specified; 
  often  used  in  combination;  "a  high-crowned  hat";  "an 
  orange-crowned  bird";  "a  crowned  signet  ring"  [ant:  {uncrowned}] 




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