Crown-antler

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Crown-antler the uppermost antler of the horn of a stag
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. corone (Fr. couronne)—L. corona; cf. Gr. korōnos, curved.

Usage

In literature:

It was a magnificent bull with crowning lofty antlers.
"Tales of lonely trails" by Zane Grey
His head, crowned with massive antlers, was a ponderous affair.
"The Drama of the Forests" by Arthur Heming
Suddenly the stems parted and the head of a deer, crowned with wide-spreading antlers appeared framed in the mass of green.
"The Black Phantom" by Leo Edward Miller
About, stand with flaming azure eyes, stags, crowned with antlers.
"Whirlpools" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
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In news:

Somewhere east of this Cariboo community wanders an enormous bull elk, stripped of its crown of six-point antlers and a misplaced attraction for one of Greg Messner's cows.
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