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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (3)

1. bearing an heraldic device;

2. (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination;
- Example: "golden crested"
- Example: "crested iris"
- Example: "crested oriole"
- Example: "tufted duck"
- Example: "tufted loosestrife"
[syn: crested, topknotted, tufted]

3. (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume;
[syn: crested, plumed]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crest \Crest\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crested; p. pr. & vb. n. Cresting.] 1. To furnish with, or surmount as, a crest; to serve as a crest for. [1913 Webster] His legs bestrid the ocean, his reared arm Crested the world. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Mid groves of clouds that crest the mountain's brow. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] 2. To mark with lines or streaks, like, or regarded as like, waving plumes. [1913 Webster] Like as the shining sky in summer's night, . . . Is crested with lines of fiery light. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Crested \Crest"ed\ (kr[e^]st"[e^]d), a. 1. Having a crest. [1913 Webster] But laced crested helm. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zool.) Having a crest of feathers or hair upon the head. "The crested bird." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. (Bott.) Bearing any elevated appendage like a crest, as an elevated line or ridge, or a tuft. --Gray. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

decorated \decorated\ adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly; bedaubed; bespectacled, monocled, spectacled; braided; brocaded, embossed, raised; buttony; carbuncled; champleve, cloisonne, enameled; crested, plumed having a decorative plume); crested, top-knotted, topknotted, tufted; crested; embellished, ornamented, ornate; embroidered; encircled, ringed, wreathed; fancied up, gussied, gussied up, tricked out; feathery, feathered, plumy; frilled, frilly, ruffled; fringed; gilt-edged; inflamed; inlaid; inwrought; laced; mosaic, tessellated; paneled, wainscoted; studded; tapestried; tasseled, tasselled; tufted; clinquant, tinseled, tinselly; tricked-out] Also See: clothed, fancy. Antonym: unadorned. Syn: adorned. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

crested adj 1: bearing an heraldic device 2: (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination; "golden crested"; "crested iris"; "crested oriole"; "tufted duck"; "tufted loosestrife" [syn: crested, topknotted, tufted] 3: (of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume [syn: crested, plumed]