Search Result for "crowned":
1. having an (artificial) crown on a tooth;
- Example: "had many crowned teeth"
2. crowned with or as if with laurel symbolizing victory;
[syn: laureled, laurelled, crowned]
3. provided with or as if with a crown or a crown as specified; often used in combination;
- Example: "a high-crowned hat"
- Example: "an orange-crowned bird"
- Example: "a crowned signet ring"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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. [1913 Webster] Her who fairest does appear, Crown her queen of all the year. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Crown him, and say, "Long live our emperor." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To bestow something upon as a mark of honor, dignity, or recompense; to adorn; to dignify. [1913 Webster] Thou . . . hast crowned him with glory and honor. --Ps. viii. 5. [1913 Webster] 3. To form the topmost or finishing part of; to complete; to consummate; to perfect. [1913 Webster] Amidst the grove that crowns yon tufted hill. --Byron. [1913 Webster] One day shall crown the alliance. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To crown the whole, came a proposition. --Motley. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mil.) To effect a lodgment upon, as upon the crest of the glacis, or the summit of the breach. [1913 Webster] To crown a knot (Naut.), to lay the ends of the strands over and under each other. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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. [1913 Webster] With surpassing glory crowned. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Great; excessive; supreme. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]